The little Brat, Florida, Green, Greek.

New York Times on Solyndra: This Scandal Makes Republicans Look Bad, Right?

Right? Right? A big Democratic donor gets a huge government loan after making a large donation to the President’s campaign and after George Kaiser directly discussed the Solyndra loan with the White House, and this makes the Republicans look bad?

Well, they might be right, its not like we don’t know that the Democrats and the Obama “Red Shed” are crooked, what did we expect? Isn’t this just like when your little brother did something bad and when Mommy or Daddy asked who was responsible he blamed you. And most of the time they bought it. The little brat.

Florida Poll: Gingrich 41, Romney 17, Cain 13

Very nice, but its November. Isn’t this all a little early?

Video:’David Plouffe Now Acting as President of the United States’

The Non-Green Jobs Boom

So President Obama was right all along. Domestic energy production really is a path to prosperity and new job creation. His mistake was predicting that those new jobs would be “green,” when the real employment boom is taking place in oil and gas.

But Barry doesn’t get ANY credit for this jobs increase…earlier this month the Interior Department released a new five-year plan that puts most of the Outer Continental Shelf off-limits for oil drilling. And the Administration has delayed for at least another year the Keystone XL pipeline that is shovel-ready to create 20,000 new direct, pipeline-related jobs.

NONE OF THE CREDIT, NONE!!!

The Greek bail out – informal explanation

It is a slow day in a little Greek Village. The rain is beating down and the streets are deserted. Times are tough, everybody is in debt, and everybody lives on credit. On this particular day a rich German tourist is driving through the village, stops at the local hotel and lays a €100 note on the desk, telling the hotel owner he wants to inspect the rooms upstairs in order to pick one to spend the night.

The owner gives him some keys and, as soon as the visitor has walked upstairs, the hotelier grabs the €100 note and runs next door to pay his debt to the butcher. The butcher takes the €100 note and runs down the street to repay his debt to the pig farmer. The pig farmer takes the €100 note and heads off to pay his bill at the supplier of feed and fuel. The guy at the Farmers’ Co-op takes the €100 note and runs to pay his drinks bill at the taverna. The publican slips the money along to the local prostitute drinking at the bar, who has also been facing hard times and has had to offer him “services” on credit. The hooker then rushes to the hotel and pays off her room bill to the hotel owner with the €100 note. The hotel proprietor then places the €100 note back on the counter so the rich traveller will not suspect anything.

At that moment the traveller comes down the stairs, picks up the €100 note, states that the rooms are not satisfactory, pockets the money, and leaves town. No one produced anything. No one earned anything. However, the whole village is now out of debt and looking to the future with a lot more optimism. And that, Ladies and Gentlemen, is how the bailout package works.

 

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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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