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The Great 'Douchebag Drain'

Couldn’t resist posting Andy Borowitz‘s latest news blip, in light of the friendly little discussion we hosted on exec bonuses a few weeks back. What can I say? The guy captures the essence of the story, in so many words. 😉 Wall Street Salary Caps Drive Away Assholes Experts Warn of ‘Douchebag Drain’ As the… Read more »

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Quote of the Day

Thought this quote was kind of funny. From a NY Times story on the administration’s plans to cap corporate executives’ pay at $500K if they accept bailout money: “That is pretty draconian — $500,000 is not a lot of money, particularly if there is no bonus,” said James F. Reda, founder and managing director of… Read more »

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Obama on his Executive Orders

On an Executive Order banning the “revolving door” between lobbyists and government appointees: “Public service is a privilege. It’s not about advantaging yourself. It’s not about advancing your friends or your corporate clients. It’s not about advancing an ideological agenda or the special interests of any organization. Public service is simply and absolutely about advancing… Read more »

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an historic moment has arrived…

i voted…! yeehaws for america. well, guess we’ll have to wait til tonight for that battle cry. but it wasn’t too unpleasant, merely a 10 minute wait. mysterioso though, there was zero wait time to sit down and fill out a paper ballot, yet like 40 people chose to stand in line for the electronic… Read more »

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Aww shux, Starbucks is a patriot

Well isn’t this sweet. Corporate civic duty. For this day, this corporation has earned its right to be considered a “person.” [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2J8KJDsqqY]

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'Palin: NOPE' Go Vote!

This was somebody’s Facebook profile pic. I’m glad people budget out time in their day for Photoshop humor.

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Duty Now For the Future!

If you thought McCain won the debate yesterday I have news for you. You’re NUTS! Check it out, DEVO’s gone back to their hometown of Akron, OH, to give back to the community — by promoting Obama. So they’re geeky artrockers and patriotic too. Dreamyness. DEVO … sprang from Akron in the 1970s at a… Read more »

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Election Fever's in the Coffee

Even the office admin people are getting into this. Check out these coffee pods. Word is that Obama’s carton already had to be refilled… Not many takers on McCain apparently.

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McCain Gets Flak For Being Old, Short & Mean

Look at Slate.com‘s headline and the accompanying picture: I watched the debate by myself, so I had a field day this morning reading what people’s reactions were. Apparently it was a snoozer and McCain came across like an old man, stiff in the limbs and awkward, while Obama was graceful and fluid, according to media… Read more »