Month: October 2008

Palin’s America: A Nation of Small People

There are different forms of evil. My post earlier today, in the form of official misinformation, was one. The picture to your left is another, more primitive one. Sarah Palin talks the “pro-America parts of the country.” Her America (although…

Voter Fraud: Who Wanted, and Who’s Wanted?

The voter fraud issues raised in Ohio have existed since, well, since well before the famous Chicago line: “vote early and often!” Ballot stuffing, flyers distributed in poor areas telling people that “their voting day” was the day after the…

Last Anecdote and Observations

This evening I spoke with the owner of a wine store. He said that my sales are actually up compared to the last three months of last year. I’m getting a lot more customers buying by the glass, as opposed…

More Anecdotes from the Texas Main Street

I had the opportunity to talk with three folks representing what I think are interesting data points regarding the economic situation and its effects over the last three weeks. Again, comments are paraphrases, not quotes: From a car repair place:…

Anecdotal Observations from Main Street

I’ve been collecting comments from people running or managing retail businesses, to see what changes consumers have been made. From a gas station manager: People are pumping differently. They’re not filling up, but I see them around more often. They’re…

Quick Funny from a Friend’s Neighbor

The Veep debate will be quite the hoot. For you Dems, here’s a drinking game. If any Republicans have a matching game for Biden, please forward it to me and I’ll put it up alongside this one! P.S. I made…