davidl on February 11th, 2009

From Fox Sports: The brief Brett Favre era in New York is over. Favre has informed the Jets he is retiring after 18 seasons in the NFL, ending a record-setting career in which he was one of the NFL’s premier quarterbacks Brett, don’t let the door hit you on the way out.

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davidl on February 11th, 2009

Earlies today, Eric rambled: FAILURE: With all this going on, is it too early to call Obama a failed presidency, yet?  Remember, gang, the Democrats already had Bush so labled, at this point, relative, and with far less in the way of failure to point at.   Or….. hey…. Try it from the opposite angle: Can […]

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Eric Florack on February 11th, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere: Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble Once again, we at Bitsbog are presented with a target -rich environment. Let’s get some of it. IN THE BEGINNING, THERE WAS THE PLAN: So, Geithner’s plan was revealed yesterday, and the response from the markets was less than enthusiastic, to say […]

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Rasmussen : When it comes to the nation’s economic issues, 67% of U.S. voters have more confidence in their own judgment than they do in the average member of Congress. Nineteen percent (19%) trust members of Congress more, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. Fourteen percent (14%) aren’t sure. Republicans and unaffiliated […]

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Eric Florack on February 11th, 2009

I can’t say that I’m sorry at all to see a new Quinnipiac University poll, that reports Chris Dodd is in even more serious electoral trouble than we thought before:   A total of 42 percent of voters say they “definitely” or “probably” will vote to reelect Sen. Dodd in 2010, while 51 percent say […]

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davidl on February 11th, 2009

Geithner: Administration officials were greeted with sarcasm and laughter Monday night when they briefed lawmakers and congressional staff on Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner’s new financial-sector bailout project, according to people who were in the room. The laughter was at its height when Obama officials explained that the White House planned to guarantee a wide swath […]

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davidl on February 11th, 2009

Statement from the Institute for Energy Reserach: “Less than 24 hours ago, the president urged Americans to support his plan to spend over $700 billion in taxpayer dollars to fight our economic downturn. Meanwhile, the Department of Interior this afternoon added unnecessary government red tape that will delay an opportunity to use our vast, domestic […]

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