TGIF/Weekend edition - October 10-12, 2008


Guess who could get a loan in these turbulent times?




Sources: NRCC Secures $8 Million Loan for Final Election Push
Roll Call (subscription) October 9, 2008
The National Republican Congressional Committee, trailing its Democratic counterpart considerably in cash on hand, has secured an $8 million loan to spend on House races during the last few weeks of the campaign, according to sources....

AIG Gets $37.8 Billion Fed Loan - Oct 9, 2008
Under the program, the New York Fed will borrow up to $37.8 billion in investment-grade, fixed-income securities from AIG in return for cash collateral

NRCC cutting back ad buys
Politico, DC - 10-10-08

The National Republican Congressional Committee, after reserving advertising time in 26 Congressional districts, has begun to cancel or dramatically scale back some of its ad reservations across the country....


Yep, the rich are getting richer and we just keep giving them more and more money.



Sarah Palin has vowed to do only a few interviews between now and the election. Katie Couric’s interview, she called it “gotcha journalism.” Palin is not doing any more of those, just doing friendly interviews now, which she calls “you betcha journalism.”- Jay Leno


The-World-Is-A-Safer-Place-Without Saddam

It's Getting Mean Out There



There were shouts of "Nobama" and "Socialist" at the mention of the Democratic presidential nominee. There were boos, middle fingers turned up and thumbs turned down as a media caravan moved through the crowd Thursday for a midday town hall gathering featuring John McCain and Sarah Palin.



Who are the undecided? And what are they waiting for? John McCain to get younger or Barack Obama to get whiter? – Will Durst




Disturbing News

John McCain's Rage is a National Security Concern

John McCain said we need "a cool hand at the tiller," but McCain has proven to be a loose cannon. He has accosted his Congressional colleagues on both sides of the aisle on everything from the federal budget to diplomatic relations. He is known for hurling profanities rather than settling disagreements calmly. His belligerence is legendary. Even conservative Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi has said, "He is erratic. He is hotheaded. He loses his temper and he worries me."


Click here for John McCain's Rage - MUST SEE




For Those Who Think Bush Is Never Going To Leave The White House



A piece of paper that President Bush signed Thursday helps ease his way out of the White House when his term ends and clears the way for his successor.



You know, you see a lot of these financial experts on the news the last couple of weeks. And isn’t the very fact they’re in this mess proof there’s no such thing as a financial expert? Huh, huh? Anyway, the good news, Secretary Treasurer Henry Paulson called for calm today. The bad news, he made the call from the Cayman Islands.- Jay Leno





Report: Palin Pressed for "Safety Bear" to be Fired lol








Republican-Shenanigans News


"I love her, she's a hoot and she's so talented. It would be fun to meet her, imitate her, and keep on giving her new material." - Sarah Palin said of Tina Fey




Irish Think Palin Is Full Of Blarney


MIDWAY THROUGH her debate with Joe Biden, Sarah Palin began dropping her Gs and channeling Marge Gunderson, the plain-speakin', pistol-packin' pregnant police chief in Fargo.

Palin declared, in no uncertain terms, that she needn't answer questions put to her by the moderator, that Obama-lovin' Gwen Ifill, who works for the ultraliberal Public Broadcasting Service, or anybody else in the mainstream media. She was gonna talk straight to the American people.

It was great theatre, but in a Beckett-like absurdist way. It is a tried and true tactic of the American right to blame any and all their problems on the "mainstream media". They even have an acronym for it: MSM, as if it's some malevolent Chinese food additive.





But they had the town hall format, and that meant that the candidates could wander around on stage. You know, I like John McCain, but wandering around on stage there, he looked like a retiree who can’t find his Buick.- Jay Leno


Rock-The-Voter News

St. Sarah Slips



Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, touted by GOP presidential candidate John McCain as his expert on energy, seemed to have problems Thursday explaining whether the government bans oil exports — especially from her state's North Slope fields.






John McCain has suggested the C.E.O. of eBay, Meg Whitman, for Secretary of the Treasury. This will work. She’ll help convert our economy from the free-market system to flea-market system. - LaughLines



Biz-Tech News

More Jobs Sent To China?


The House lawmaker in charge of trade wants the government to track what could be a dramatic increase in imports of Chinese-made clothing and other textile products once a deal limiting those goods expires at year's end.



I see all the big Halloween stores opening up all across the country. Retailers say the big costume this year, pirate. All you need is a briefcase, Brooks Brothers suit, Wall Street business cards.  - Jay Leno



Bush-Prison-Torture News



There are less than 2 months until the election, an election that will decide the next President of the United States. The person elected will be the president of all Americans, not just the Democrats or the Republicans. To show our solidarity as Americans, let's all get together and show each other our support for the candidate of our choice. It's time that we come together, Democrats and Republicans alike.

If you support the policies and character of Barack Obama, please drive with your headlights on during the day.
If you support the policies and character of John McCain, please drive with your headlights off at night.

Thank you for your participation




The economy is so bad now, pigs can no longer afford lipstick. - Jay Leno


Go-F**k-Yourself News


According to the “National Enquirer,” Britney Spears’ younger sister Jamie Lynn Spears is pregnant again. But, the good news is, Sarah Palin has named her an honorary Alaskan. - Jay Leno





Hey, buddies, can you spare some change?



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Odd News



A lion rides a horse in a circus show in Xiamen in southeast China's Fujian province Tuesday Sept. 30, 2008. The circus shows are being held during a golden week holiday to mark China's National Day, the 59th anniversary of the founding of communist China.






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