Sometimes People are Dolts: POP Goes the Housing Bubble

Housing Bubbles Will burstSometimes people are dolts. That’s certainly true of home buyers and lenders. Only a few years after the economy and real estate market tanked housing prices are rising again – rising with irrational exuberance to borrow a phrase from former Fed Chairman, Alan Greenspan.

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Boehner to Sue Obama…Good for Him

Boehner grows some balls and stops whiningJohn Boehner wants to sue Barack Obama because of his tyrannical, kinginess usurping of Congressional power and I agree whole heartedly. I’m not kidding, it’s the most courageous thing I’ve seen a Republican do in the history of politics. In a party full of perpetual whiners, blockheaded bullies, and charlatans someone finally stood up, grew a set, and did something. What’s not to admire?

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Oh Iraq, Our Troublesome Child

Fighting in FalujahOh Iraq, our troublesome child. You are our wayward kid with a drug problem. Always in trouble, and try as we might, undeniably unfixable.

Everyone is both right and wrong to blame someone else. Georges Greater Lesser screwed the pooch like a Great Dane on a Wiener Dog in heat. Obama inherited the family Georges’ steaming heaps of dog poo. But he ran for office to get them so he can’t call backsies now.

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