Some presidential age trivia.

Last year, I posted this on my feed on Facebook; since that’s friends-only, I thought I’d repost it here on the anniversary of this rather regrettable milestone. As most folks know, Trump is the oldest President at his inauguration, beating out Reagan by about 8 months (Reagan was not quite 70, Trump almost 71). What… Continue reading Some presidential age trivia.

And on a lighter note…

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Top 10 Reasons the GOP Would Let the World Be Destroyed by an Asteroid

Too good not to share, too long for facebook, not good enough to spam everyone with… that’s exactly what this blog is for. Top 10 Reasons the GOP Would Let the World Be Destroyed by an Asteroid ——————————————————————————– Assume that a huge “planet killer” asteroid on a direct collision course with the earth has been… Continue reading Top 10 Reasons the GOP Would Let the World Be Destroyed by an Asteroid

Good housing crisis article.

via Flyertalk: A housing crusade that went awry Today, administration officials say it is fair to ask whether Bush’s ownership push backfired. Paulson said the administration, like others before it, “over-incented housing.” Keith B. Hennessey, Bush’s current chief economics adviser, put it this way: “I would not say too much emphasis on expanding homeownership. I… Continue reading Good housing crisis article.

Somali Pirates in Discussions to Acquire Citigroup

via AmericaBlog: Somali Pirates in Discussions to Acquire Citigroup November 20 (Bloomberg) — The Somali pirates, renegade Somalis known for hijacking ships for ransom in the Gulf of Aden, are negotiating a purchase of Citigroup. The pirates would buy Citigroup with new debt and their existing cash stockpiles, earned most recently from hijacking numerous ships,… Continue reading Somali Pirates in Discussions to Acquire Citigroup

President Obama

Congratulations to the new President Elect. I hope that we’ll be able to heal the divide in this country, but at the same time it’s time to start holding the Democratic party’s feet to the fire on progressive issues – if Bush could claim a mandate after the squeaker in 2004, this is a landslide,… Continue reading President Obama

My two surprises so far on the results.

1) PA called early, had figured Obama would probably get it but to have it close instantly was a huge surprise. 2) VA not called early. I figured it was the bellwether for Obama, and at this rate he may make it to 270 without VA called yet. 8:02pm Pacific time – MSNBC called the… Continue reading My two surprises so far on the results.