“Cash for Clunkers” bumped up new vehicle sales in August but back-to-school sales seem slow…mommy and daddy bought a new Camry so there’s no money left for junior’s new Trapper Keeper.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 46% since March 9…pay no attention to the man behind the curtain blowing into the next bubble.
The computer hacker charged with stealing 130 million credit and debit card numbers is expected to plead guilty to previous data-theft charges…he’ll probably become government’s new security expert.
2 winning Mega Millions tickets were purchased in New York City and the other in California…no wonder they call the Midwest the rust belt.
Whirlpool will close its manufacturing plant in Indiana, eliminating about 1,100 jobs…if Americans lose any more jobs we’ll be beating our clothes against rocks.
A federal agency is suing UPS alleging it violated a federal law by limiting workers’ ability to take medical leave…apparently government mistakenly thinks the company’s slogan is What Can Brown Do To You?
A decision by the US AG to probe deeper into alleged CIA abuse of captured terrorism suspects may not land anyone in jail…and that’s precisely the problem with it.
A California wildfire nearly tripled in size overnight…even the wildfires appear to be on ‘roids near Hollywood.
New Mexico’s Governor says the US and Cuba should take steps to improve relations…free trade would help so Americans would know more about Cuba than its cigars.
A new Senate bill would give the President emergency powers over the Internet…say goodbye to free speech…and hello to 1984 in 2010.
Representative Charles Rangel failed to report hundreds of thousands in income and assets on his financial disclosure forms…so in other words he’s like most politicians.
The Joint Chief of Staffs Chairman says the US military can’t win credibility in the Muslim world with PR but instead must act in ways that build trust…it could start by leaving the Muslim world alone!
Yosemite’s Ahwahnee Hotel has reopened after rock avalanches forced its evacuation…that makes for exciting vacation photos…look honey, here’s daddy running away from a giant rock.