Monday News

St. Obama and the Debt Dragon

Oops! Some fantasy slipped through.

O.K.  I do believe the Silly Season has arrived. Not familiar with the term? Cyril M. Kornbluth wrote a short story in 1950 with the title, to me it means the slow summer news cycle and the often strange stories that see the light of day, such as:

Betty White asked to Marine Corps Ball

Woman’s idea for prank war with boss is honking good

Convicted Murderer Sues Prison Guards For Saving His Life

Campaign to Support Vladimir Putin Has Women Ripping Off Their Clothes

Intruders Whip Recently Converted Islamic Man for Drinking

Catholic University Faces Lawsuit over Same-sex Dorms

Add to that the most unlikely headline: “FLASH 2008, secretive man with obscure and hidden personal history, raised mostly abroad in the Muslim faith elected President of the United States despite having no political experience other then lackluster term in IL state legislature and half a Senate term.

Lawsuits target banks’ inequity in home equity loans

I think this is saying the banks are expecting the recovery to fail and a second wave of recession.

 

About On the North River

Forty years toiled in the Tel-com industry, married for 36 years widowed at sixty-one. New girlfriend at sixty-five. Tea Party supporter. Today a follower of the God-Emperor Donald. Do like to kayak, cook, take photos, bike, watch old movies and read.
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