Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Still easier to assemble than a bailout

AP headline: Obama surprises daughters with new swing set

Sure, that's easy to do when you don't put it together yourself.

Japan's problem

Reuters headline: Toyota exec to meet with US autos task force

The DL knows what you're thinking. Don't worry, they already got a loan from Japan.

Shortens the pain headline: Study: 86.7 million Americans uninsured over last two years

Well if they were sick at least because of the stock market, it didn't take them too long to go through their life savings.

The bright side

AP headline: Phew! Asteroid's passing was a cosmic near-miss

Well if it had hit us, we wouldn't have to worry about global warming.

Really? headline: Britney Spears Fans Rave About 'Life-Changing' Circus Show

Life-changing just isn't what it used to be.

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Tuesday, March 3, 2009

We hope not anyway headline: That 5th District Seat a Pricey One

Just repeat after me: Rahm Emanuel's seat wasn't sold. Rahm Emanuel's seat wasn't sold... Right?

And we haven't seen it all yet headline: Reviewing the Bush Administration headline: Post-9/11 Memos Show More Bush-Era Legal Errors headline: Bush administration memos claimed vast war powers

The reviews can't be good so far.

Lost 401K headline: Obama urges anxious Americans to look at the long term

Do they have a choice at this point?

Use Facebook on your own time

Reuters headline: Yahoo CEO interested in social networks, search

Well, she better get back to work of she'll be fired.

Look at me! headline: Why Celebrities Twitter

Could it be because they like attention?

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Monday, March 2, 2009

Budget savings "Rod Blagojevich signed a six-figure book deal and plans to write a book 'exposing the dark side of politics,' according to his publicist."

Peter Fitzgerald, don't bother gathering the evidence, just wait until he's done.

All relative headline: Ruth Madoff Says Her $62 Million ‘Unrelated’ to Fraud

Is this like how the $1.6 billion used by Northern Trust to have a golf tournament was "unrelated"?