Monthly Archives: September 2008

How Did We Get to a $700 Billion Bailout?

Two policy areas that I am not very well versed in…Economy and Health care.  So, I am trying to learn everything I can under the current situation.  In fact, I have a lunch later this week with a friend who … Continue reading

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Crash & Burn

Well I think I may have just watched my candidate crash and burn with the Financial Market Bail out bill fail on the House floor.  Not that I mind, as I have said, I am not completely sure I am … Continue reading

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A Guest Post

My friend Michelle had a funny story about her daughter that I thought you might enjoy: Michelle, Taylor & Drew on the water   As most of you know, Taylor is not a fan of the boat.   She used … Continue reading

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Debates

OMG, I should have been playing a drink game for everytime Obama tried to tie McCain to the Bush administration or said, “the failed policies of the Bush administration.”  I hope people understood the message of spending restraint and the … Continue reading

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Where is my Gift?

Okay, honestly, if I recieved $250,000 worth of gifts, I think I would know it.  A quarter of a million dollars is a lot of money, at least for me.  And if some contractor just started showing up fixing my … Continue reading

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No Excuses

Earlier this evening I got one of my CNN Breaking News Alerts.  It said, “ John McCain suspends campaigning to work on economy, requests postponing Friday Debate; asks Obama do the same.”   What I love is the breaking news … Continue reading

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Go Texas

I found this statistic very interesting.  It is nice to hear when things are going well. Houston Police Department is reporting a huge decrease in crime.  Only 31 arrests have been made since Saturday (as of this morning, Friday) with … Continue reading

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Good Humor

By all accounts it has been a crappy year for my cousins Greg & Alison.   We buried Alison’s brother Bear only 4 months ago.  Now Hurricane Ike has come along and ruined their home.  Even with all of that, they … Continue reading

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Update 54,325

Things are starting to improve.  More people are getting electricity. Mom still has a house full (5 adults, 2 dogs, and 1 cat).  Rob and the Ambulance crew were very excited to see an open Sonic yesterday.  Apparently it was … Continue reading

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Misc

Saturday night I had the pleasure of watching the Saturday Night Live skit of Sarah Palin and Hillary Clinton.  HILLAROUS.  For those of you who did not see it (perhaps you were without electricity because you were in Texas) you … Continue reading

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