Follow this link to an ABC story that debunks McCain claims of Obama’s double dealing in Iraq.
It should not surprise us that the Republicans should make this accusation. It was a Republican, Ronald Reagan, who encouraged Iran to keep our hostages until Jimmy Carter left office.
Follow this link to an article about AIG underwriting McCain’s think tank.
What do you expect the wolf to say when caught eating the chickens he was supposed to be guarding? Probably something like, “I deplore the concept of wolves guarding henhouses. Give me the power, and I will reform the system.”
Follow this link to the audio tape of the conversation. Click on the play button at the very beginning of the article.
Warning: X-Rated material.
Follow this link to Paul Kugman’s comment in the New York Times about the proposed financial bailout.
On his front page that leads to this article, he says,
Even if you have full faith in Henry Paulson, Intrade currently gives John McCain a 48 percent chance of being president. Are you willing to give essentially unlimited discretion over the use of $700 billion — with explicit protection against any review by Congress or the courts — to Phil Gramm?
Is this just another boondoggle so that the Bush administration can give another $700 billion to its friends? I hope not, because, so far, this bailout has done a wonderful job for my portfolio. Never before have I lost so much money, on paper, in two days and gained it back in the two days after that.
I guess Paul Krugman was only getting warmed up on Sunday.
Follow this link to his Cash For Trash column on Monday, September 22.