Archive for October, 2008

It’s all good

Filed under Japan

Here’s another Japanese group I like. The name of the group is “Ulfuls.” All their songs are fun. This one translates roughly to “It’s all good” (Nahndemo ay nen). Some of the lines are: You don’t have to do anything You don’t have to say anything Go ahead and laugh Do what you want It […]

Background behind the subprime mortgage meltdown

Filed under Politics

Courtesy of DaveScot at Uncommon Descent: It’s a rather long video, but it puts the current economic crisis into perspective. It all started with a failed policy instituted by the Democrats. Now that we’re in trouble, the Democrats win again, because we’re growing government to try to fix the problem.

Forgiving or forgetful?

Filed under Election 2008
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Mark Hemingway says that “Joe Biden is proof that Americans are kindly forgiving people.” I think he’s proof that Americans are astoundingly forgetful and prone to overlook failure for perceived good intentions.

Do facts matter?

Thomas Sowell expresses his bewilderment over how Obama could be the one getting a bounce from the current crisis brought on by the Democrats. Abraham Lincoln said, “You can fool all the people some of the time and some of the people all the time, but you can’t fool all the people all the time.” […]

I’ll be expecting your support…

Why are Republicans concerned about the polls?

If Obama has a 7-point lead right now it just means he’ll be behind 2 or 3 points on election day. Just Google “Kerry leads Bush” and you’ll find all kinds of examples where Kerry was ahead of Bush. I don’t think there’s any reason to panic with more than a month left before election […]