davidl on October 8th, 2008

John M. Murtagh doesn’t like Bill Ayers or those who coddle him, like Barack Obama.    You can hardly blame Murtagh.    Ayers’ friends tried to murder Murtagh, City-Journal. [George] Stephanopoulos then asked Obama to explain his relationship with Ayers. Obama’s answer: “The notion that somehow as a consequence of me knowing somebody who engaged in detestable acts […]

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Eric Florack on October 8th, 2008

Welcome, dear reader, to the most intense nightly read in the ‘sphere… The Nightly Ramble…. The Fed cut interest rates early this morning, to 1.5%. I’m not sure if that’s going to have the desired effect, but what else can the fed do, at this point? I do note the markets seemed to take off […]

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Bill Shannon at Fox writes this morning: WASHINGTON — Unqualified home buyers were not the only ones who benefitted from Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank’s efforts to deregulate Fannie Mae throughout the 1990s. So did Frank’s partner, a Fannie Mae executive at the forefront of the agency’s push to relax lending restrictions. Now that Fannie Mae […]

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davidl on October 8th, 2008

I am fustrated.   The media has set the bar so low that even Barack Obama can clear it.    Take the debate’s first quesation, on the state of the economy, via CNN: I think everybody knows now we are in the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. And a lot of you I think are […]

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