Monthly Archives: March 2009

Flood funnies

Hello y’all…… So far the house is dry.  but gosh, i moved up from middle class white trash neighborhood to a upperclass neighborhood….we now live in a "gated community" (contingency dike) with guards (national guard) frequent patrols (nat guard and … Continue reading

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Taking a page from the Hugo Chavez textbook of financial policy….

U.S. Seeks Expanded Power to Seize Firms The Obama administration is considering asking Congress to give the Treasury secretary unprecedented powers to initiate the seizure of non-bank financial companies, such as large insurers, investment firms and hedge funds, whose collapse … Continue reading

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More diabolical diebold stuff for grootch

Info-stealing malware discovered on their Windows-based ATM systems Experts suspect insider attack…   According to anti-virus provider Sophos – via ITWire – code has been discovered for a piece of malware that targets automated teller machines from US manufacturer Diebold, … Continue reading

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Flood fight

Hello…. Probably will not be here much…..what with the flood fight and all.  got some sandbagging to do.  will check in occasionally as i get a chance. will take submissions or comments at billybones.01@hotmail.com

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I HATE COLLEGE BASKETBALL! …..but this is special….GO BISON

Hey, I’m not a basketball fan, and I’m not a Bison fan, but having the Bison Basketball team make it here on their first year of eligibility is cool.  So, I’m being a bandwagon jumper. For today, and as long … Continue reading

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Florida legislator wants random drug tests for the unemployed

Employers have justified drug tests in the workplace by pointing to such negative effects of drug use as absenteeism and work-related injuries. Now a Florida legislator has proposed that random drug-testing also be applied to those receiving unemployment insurance, justifying … Continue reading

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Dodd blames administration for change in legislation that allowed bonuses

Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd said the Obama administration asked him to insert a provision in last month’s $787 billion economic- stimulus legislation that had the effect of authorizing American International Group Inc.’s bonuses. Dodd, a Connecticut Democrat, said … Continue reading

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Another diabolical DIEBOLD tidbit for Grootch..

Diebold Admits Audit Logs in ALL Versions of Their Software Fail to Record Ballot Deletions http://www.bradblog.com/?p=6995 Granted, this is from a liberal blog, and i make no claims as to it’s veracity  

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Isn’t It Ironic….dont ya think

SO MUCH FOR THE PHONEY BALONEY PLASTIC BANANA PSEUDO OUTRAGE ON THE PART OF THE MAJORITY OF POLITICIANS IN WASHINGTON ONCE AGAIN THE RAT BASTARDS BLEW IT! Senate quietly stripped measure restricting bonuses from bailout legislation   "A new revelation … Continue reading

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Intellectual stimulation from VERT….

Vert tells me this is interesting.  I have not yet had a chance to listen to it, but I look forward to doing so.  http://speakingoffaith.publicradio.org/programs/2009/biologyofthespirit/  

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