Governor Sanford: “Let them eat Twinkies!”

December 10, 2008
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South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford, in refusing to seek federal assistance during this recession, is clearly sacrificing the well-being of the most vulnerable South Carolinians in order to cling to his libertarian ideology.

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AnyIdiot Goes Off on Fogle at TPS

November 30, 2008
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AnyIdiotSC goes off on an Adam Fogle post at The Palmetto Scoop that proclaims: "This honestly might be the most American thing of all time — buying guns and not paying taxes." AI's a little over the top here, but he's had it with this "cut taxes" mantra as the permanent solution.

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Bailout 2008: The Pie Chart

November 30, 2008
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Bailout 2008: The Pie Chart

Graphic provides a little (somewhat misleading) perspective on Bailout 2008.

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DailyKos: Lessons of Election 2008

November 29, 2008
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DailyKos comments on Election 2008 and the failure of conservative ideology.

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Spirit of the Season: Wal-Mart Employee Trampled to Death

November 29, 2008
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The New York Times reports that crazed "Black Friday" shoppers at a Wal-Mart in Valley Steam, N.Y. broke through the store's doors and trampled employee Jdimytai Damour, 34, to death in their rush to get the best holiday deals.

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Economic Stimulus – How Big Is Big Enough?

November 24, 2008
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Economic Stimulus – How Big Is Big Enough?

Everyone, including the world's leading economists and President-Elect Obama, is wondering how big a stimulus will be needed to turn the economy around. The lesson from Great Depression history is that it'll have to be pretty damn big.

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