Archive for November 21st, 2008

Barney Honest

21Nov08

Co-hosting Friday morning with Tom Finneran on WRKO in Boston, I had the chance to interview Barney Frank on the proposed auto maker bailout. Barney throws lots of flack out to keep the conversation from proceeding in an orderly manner, so you can understand how Bill O’Reilly might have become so frustrated with him. Click […]


To State

21Nov08

The Times is reporting that Hillary’s rumored move from the U.S. Senate to the State Department is a done deal. Hillary Rodham Clinton has decided to give up her Senate seat and accept the position of secretary of state, making her the public face around the world for the administration of the man who beat […]


Hear Me Now?

21Nov08

Wouldn’t you have thought that they would provide people like presidential candidates with pre-emptive, extra security? Who could resist taking a look if you had access? Verizon Wireless disclosed late Thursday that several of its employees accessed and viewed President-elect Barack Obama’s personal cellphone account, and said it planned to discipline workers for the privacy […]


What’s up with Team Obama? The well-oiled campaign machine hasn’t transfered into a well-oiled transition machine. The problem is the age-old one – leaks. Obama has not officially announced any Cabinet appointments, but transition officials reluctantly confirmed Thursday that Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano is Obama’s choice for the Department of Homeland Security. Officials also have […]


Homogenized

21Nov08

I’m not a religious person. You might think, then, that I have no dog in this fight. But I like the idea of consumers punishing stores that don’t embrace Christmas. “(Christmas) friendly retailers are so designated because they prominently use “Merry Christmas” and other Christmas-specific references in their catalogs and in-store promotions. Those on the […]


Collapse

21Nov08

The attorney general apparently ignored the advice of doctors, who had warned him to sit down before opening his 401K statement.