DJ Durant on March 30th, 2010

Today the headlines read something like:  Government Stands to Reap $7.5 Billion Profit from Sale of Citi Stock.  This was reported in both the Wall Street Journal and our local rag, the Des Moines Register, and while estimates vary as to the extent of this transaction, the range of the government’s take is somewhere between $7 […]

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DJ Durant on January 3rd, 2010

2010-imageGoodbye 2009!  Hello 2010!

Nearly everyone I talk to expresses relief at the end of 2009.  It would be a good year to forget, that is, if we didn’t have to deal with the consequences of decisions and actions that will reverberate throughout the rest of our lives.

But it’s a new year now, so no doom and gloom.  I’ll leave that to our President, and let me point out that he’s good at it!  I’m not one to make resolutions, but there are several that I’ve made this year:

  • Read more
  • Write more
  • Laugh more
  • […]

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Eric Florack on November 13th, 2008

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the ‘shere… Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble. I shouldn’t have to tell you the amount of heat I’m taking for my stand on Unions. Boortz, today touches on this, too… Yesterday we talked at length about the auto industry and how it is completely drowning because […]

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Welcome, dear reader, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere.. Bit’sBlog’s Nightly Ramble Hope your weekend was a good one. We’ve got lots of ground to cover, so let’s get to this. Barack Hussein Obama and George W Bush, along with their transition teams, met today. There is a lot of people […]

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Eric Florack on September 26th, 2008

Welcome, dear reader, to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere: Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble. Lots going on. So, Ol’ Gaffe-O-Matic Biden and, one assumes, B. O. both think John McCain is wrong on security? Is that why they both voted against the Surge he called for? The one that won the war? Regarding McCain’s […]

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Eric Florack on September 8th, 2008

Art, over at the Conservative Reader, yesterday: Today US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson announced plans for the new Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to take Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae into conservatorship.   The power to do this was provided in HR 3221 which was passed in July. The move includes replacement of the CEO of […]

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