Bye Fannie, See Ya Freddie: Should the Rest of Us Get Ready to Kiss Our Butts Goodbye?

On my personal ranking of the news events of the past 100 years, the top three stories are (1) Hiroshima/Nagasaki; (2) The tearing down of the Berlin Wall; and (3) The current forcing of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac into federal conservatorship. The conventional wisdom, of course, is that Fannie … Continue reading

Newsweeks Lead Story on LipstickPitbull Palin

This quote from the third paragraph in the newest Newsweek article: An Apostle of Alaska, which really was actually ‘fair and balanced’. […]When the GOP held its Alaska caucus on Feb. 5, Palin didn’t bother to endorse a candidate, despite personal appeals from Huckabee and Mitt Romney, her fellow social … Continue reading