Thursday, January 29, 2009

Don't Worry, Be Happy!

Negative people might look at Wall Street and see rampant corruption, unfettered greed, recklessness beyond imagination.  That's not what Wall Street observed. Wall Street observed exemplary performance and duly awarded itself $18.4 billion in bonuses.  

Monday, January 26, 2009

What Do You Do When You're Broke?

1.  Get the taxpayers of the United States to bail you out.
2.  Buy a new plane with some of the money they lend you.   
3.  Buy a foreign plane, just to give the taxpayers the finger.

Citi never sleeps.

Who Holds The "Football?"

While Blago is mounting his defense on national television. The "football," for those who haven't followed this saga, is Blago's term for his Paul Mitchell hairbrush. Blago does not believe in bad hair days. So, sometimes his chief of staff holds the football. And sometimes a gopher is entrusted with the task. At all times, Blago likes to know where it is. 

With regards to the minor matter of his impeachment in Springfield, Blago had this to say (per the NYT):  "The fix is in."