Thursday, October 09, 2008

Rants -- October 9, 2008, Uncut, Unedited Because I'm Lazy Today

Welcome to the October 9, 2008 edition of Rants. 

Wenchypoo presents Updated: Will The REAL Economy Please Stand Up? (L-O-N-G) posted at Wisdom From Wenchypoo's Mental Wastebasket, saying, "Please accept my apologies for submitting a rant that isn't politically-based, but I wrote this back in January, and now spiffed up for September, it accurately explains just what the hell's going on with our economy today." 
Posts don't have to be political. They can be anything that really chaps your hide. 

Wenchypoo presents Updated: Why Your Vote Really Doesn't Matter posted at Wisdom From Wenchypoo's Mental Wastebasket, saying, "The original post was written back in January, but I spiffed it up for September because it's still relevant--even more so now." 

Mike Gogulski presents Unabashed anti-Americanism posted at 

NotYourDaddy presents No Federal Bailouts! posted at Government is not your Daddy., saying, "This country is headed for disaster because of fiscal irresponsibility at every level, encouraged by those who think the government can just manipulate the economy a little bit more, just another tweak here or another pinch there. A push here or a squeeze there. But it’s all an illusion as long as the debt keeps growing." 

Archvillain presents Shell Game posted at A Dark and Sinister Force for Good, saying, "We are being conned! Again!" 

leon rostaing presents Spank your arctic monkey posted at bands you love to hate. 

Jason Mosley presents Arby's Chicken Bacon and Swiss Sandwich: FAIL at posted at 

leon rostaing presents Listening to Coldplay is like trying to commit suicide by pouring hot wax into your ears posted at bands you love to hate. 
I'll be sure to listen! NOT. Though I hear the lead singer sounds like Bono...not Sonny 

NotYourDaddy presents Social Engineering as Economic Policy posted at Government is not your Daddy., saying, "What we are witnessing today is not a failure of the free market. It is the failure of social engineering as economic policy. And it’s a disaster of epic proportions."

babs mountjoy presents A mother of a job posted at Awalkabout's Weblog, saying, "What job can't a woman do?" 

Madeleine Begun Kane presents Did The Dog Eat John McCain's Debate Notes? posted at Mad Kane's Political Madness. 

Recoil presents Obama Should Be Ashamed to Run His New Ad posted at Double Barreled Opinions. 

Lily W presents Some possible leftovers from the Vene-Russian love affair posted at If only my English were better. 

DWSUWF presents "The ShitHouse" - A fable for our time posted at Divided We Stand United We Fall, saying, "All this political discussion has made me hungry. I think I'll walk down to the ShitHouse and order up a double order of tonight's blue plate special - the Economic Rescue Plan Crap Sandwich." 
Sounds yummy.

Sean Lindo presents McCain and the theatre of the absurd posted at Sean Lindo, saying, "Just a mixture of rants with a college filter." 

Tom Hanna presents How broke is it? posted at Tom Rants, saying, "A common sense conservative refrain is «If it ain't broke, don't fix it.» So now that the House of Representatives (including 90 some Democrats) have rejected the Mother of All Bailouts and the market is dealing with the news, before the next round of political tinkering we can take the time to ask «How broke is it?»" 

Phil B. presents Why the Bank Bailout will probably NOT Work posted at Phil for Humanity, saying, "Here are my 4 reasons why the Bank Bailout will probably NOT work." 

Traci Hayner Vanover presents Sarah, If You?re Listening?Some Tips for Thursday posted at Kiss My Sass™, saying, "With all eyes on Sarah Palin this Thursday evening, the stakes have never been higher for a Vice-Presidential candidate." 

Quisani presents Chavez Claims U.S. Constitution is Outdated posted at The Quisani League. 

Rickey Henderson presents Rickey Presents: The Vice Presidential Debate of Submisunderestimanation (AKA The Only Vice Presidential Debate Preview Worth Reading) posted at Riding with Rickey. 
Are you really Rickey, the guy who stole 1000 bases? Man, I loved your style! 

Madeleine Begun Kane presents A Do-Over Supreme Court Test For Palin? posted at Mad Kane's Political Madness. 

taucan62 presents Washington Mutual + Illegal Aliens = Bailout? posted at rjjrdq's America, saying, "Great! That bailout bill passed..." 

Wenchypoo presents Now For the Aftermath... posted at Wisdom From Wenchypoo's Mental Wastebasket. 

T. Dalia presents My money is on Obama -- not the NFL posted at Daily Dalia. 

tea512 presents Golden Parachutes for Failure posted at Tea512, saying, "We would like to document a few facts about golden parachutes amidst the taxpayer bailout of Wall Street." 

Dan Blustein presents Conventional Instruction or Bust? posted at Grown Ass People, saying, "A rant about problems with education in our country"

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Anonymous said...

Do I win some sort of prize for winning the top two positions in your carnival? :)

Thanks for providing a shoulder for us to cry, shout, scream, and rave on. We really need it.


billspaced said...

@Wenchypoo: You win my undying love and gratitude!