Daily Archives: October 3, 2008

The cost of the earmarks in the bailout bill

According to PBS the cost of the earmarks in the bailout bill comes to approximately $150 BILLION.  To put that in some perspective, that is also the approximate cost of the economic stimulus package and of course that is just … Continue reading

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Breaking News: House approves Bailout bill

In a vote of 263-171 the House approved the bailout bill passed previously by the Senate. By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN Published: October 3, 2008 WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives gave final approval on Friday to the $700 billion bailout … Continue reading

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Bailout bill faces crunch US House test

Bailout bill faces crunch US House test by Stephen Collinson 2 hours, 23 minutes ago WASHINGTON (AFP) – The House of Representatives Friday haggled over a revised version of a 700-billion-dollar Wall Street bailout, with leading Democrats optimistic the package … Continue reading

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Sandra Bernhard Loses Gig After Attacking Palin on Abortion, Rape Comments

Sandra Bernhard Loses Gig After Attacking Palin on Abortion, Rape Comments by Steven Ertelt October 1, 2008 Boston, MA (LifeNews.com) — Comedian Sandra Bernhard has lost her slot as a keynote speaker for a women’s shelter in Massachusetts after attacking … Continue reading

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