The TCR OJ award (for those that manage to avoid accountability) goes to KCJJ’s Morning Show, yet another sign that we will put up with any kind of illegal behavior… (Coralville, IA) – An Iowa City area radio talk show host has admitted that an on-air report of a dying child’s last wish to set […]

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Welcome dear reader, to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere… BitsBlog’s Nightly Ramble. Over at Q&O, Lance points out that our tastes in women tend to change with the economic conditions. It’s called the ‘ Environmental Security Hypothesis ‘? Consistent with Environmental Security Hypothesis predictions, when social and economic conditions were difficult, older, […]

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davidl on October 21st, 2008

In our long and storied history, the American voter has shunned electing sitting Senators directly to the presidency.   The last former Senator to serve was Richard Nixon, who gave us Watergate and paved the way for Jimmy Carter.   Before that we had Lyndon B. Johnson, former Senate majority leader.   Johnson’s Guns and Butter policy waged […]

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Eric Florack on October 21st, 2008

Over at OTB, Steve Verdon restates what I’ve been saying here for weeks:   An older article, but relevant. It is important to understand that, as GSEs, Fannie and Freddie were viewed in the capital markets as government-backed buyers (a belief that has now been reduced to fact). Thus they were able to borrow as […]

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Eric Florack on October 21st, 2008

I keep hearing rumblings that the internal GOP polling which shows McCain up by double digits in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and other key battleground states. I caught a reference to it once again this morning on XM’s “The War Room”.  The stated reason for the huge difference in reported numbers is over-sampling by the commercial pollsters, […]

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