Saturday was a beautiful day for golf with my dad and brother Corey. I played pretty well and estimated by the last hole to have a 1-2 stroke lead on baby bro. To my surprise, the scorecard they were keeping had me down to both of them. It seems once they reach double par on a hole, they stop counting…
I can’t take another epic battle scene with guys with swords and iron masks on horses like the one in, “Chronicles of Narnia – Prince Caspian.” That’s enough for me.
On Friday, IndyMac Bank floated like a pale, bloated corpse and once again, you and I will purchase a corporate life preserver priced at between $4 billion and $8 billion.
It also looks like a plan cooked up by the enablers in the Bush administration includes billions more taxpayer financed checks for mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Dubya and the boys apparently aren’t against corporate welfare.
CEOs “benefit substantially if the risks they take pay off,” but “pay no penalty” if their risks lead to losses or even catastrophe — another sign that capitalism, in its current form, isn’t living by its own rules. – Barney Frank (D) MA
Finally, yesterday the spoiler to my aging Swedish automobile came off in my hand while unpacking groceries instead of like a boomerang on the highway, allowing repair instead of a potentially ugly accident. One has to appreciate those little things…
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