Tag Archives: Infomercials

Banksters buying debt again, another bucket of bailout bait?

So one credit card (not debit, which is money you do have, but credit which for some reason is money you DON’T have, God they’ve screwed up the English language) offers a 5% cash rebate for up $300 a quarter … Continue reading

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FOX broadcasting at it again, Gullible Travails and A Modest Proposal

CW57, one of the local DumFox stations, aired an “infomercial” for a seminar, books and training videos on how to take advantage of the housing market crash, telling the Gullible that if they buy the properties ON CREDIT (even though … Continue reading

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Alfred Lownstein and Carrion Fowl Capital

We got our satellite TV today, and on History International there’s “History’s Mysteries”. War Profiteer/Wall Street Weasel (ok, so the European version thereof) financier Lownstein is flying across the English Channel. End of life history is he’s reported to go … Continue reading

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Betty White’s muffin on the boob tube

Which came first: the Snickers ad, the Facebook group, or SNL’s crowdsourced mandate to fete American sitcom icon Betty White? To me this blonde’s netroots smack of a publicist’s hand, and White’s performance Saturday night all but validated SNL’s reluctance … Continue reading

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Leave it to pirates to run honest bourse

With investment bankers trying to weasel another broker’s percentage from a carbon-credit trading system, comes a living example of rudimentary venture capitalism. In Haradheere, Somalia, there’s a stock market for pirates, by comparison, something benefiting all participants. The pirate’s market … Continue reading

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Singin’ the Bail-out blues…

..except nothing that ugly could possibly be put to music.. There’s a massive effort from the Far Right to blame the Liberals, blame the Working poor (whispered rumors are that it’s those MINORITIES) when the evidence has been staring us … Continue reading

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Celebrities to soothe airport terror anxiety

In an airport the other day I overheard Connie Chung making an announcement. Our national threat level is elevated to Orange apparently, further precautions are necessary, etc, etc, please report any suspicious activity to the TSA. Was that Connie Chung’s … Continue reading

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