Archive for November 19th, 2008

One of Barack’s legitimate fears could be that expectations for his administration are running so high that no matter what sort of change he delivers, no one will be satisified. President-elect Barack Obama has chosen his close confidant and former Senate Majority Leader Thomas Daschle to serve as secretary of the Department of Health and […]


Wit’ Mitt

19Nov08

In an op-ed piece in today’s NY Times, Mitt Romney spells out the potential hazards to the country of bailing out the auto industry. Without that bailout, Detroit will need to drastically restructure itself. With it, the automakers will stay the course — the suicidal course of declining market shares, insurmountable labor and retiree burdens, […]


Pushing 60

19Nov08

Democrats are getting closer to total control of the U.S. Senate. The race in Alaska has been called for the Democrat, giving them a count of 58 so far.  On tough fights, 60 votes are needed to overwhelm the opposition. This can be done with crossover votes from the opposition party, but for Democrats to […]


Here’s a pretty good guide for how much should be spent saving the Native American Car Makers. It’s an annual list of the manufacturers whose used cars have the highest resale value from Kelley Blue Book. 2009 BEST RESALE VALUE: TOP 10 MODELS Honda Civic/Civic Hybrid Honda Fit MINI Cooper Scion xB Scion xD Scion […]


Changing the way Washington does business was once a big selling point of Barack’s. The U.S. Senate seems to have gotten the idea, letting Joe Lieberman off with a slap on the wrist over his endorsment of John McCain. There was a political motive, of course. With less than the 60 vote majority needed for […]