A few months back I took in a stray cat, abandoned and badly mauled by a dog or other animal. He was not in good shape with a crushed leg that would never heal and he almost lost an eye. His body was covered with wounds that became thick scars. I have been taking care of the little guy I call "Doodles" which is the name I gave him instead of just calling him dude. [more]
Homeless people hired as pickets in Sacramento County labor issue
To protest outsourcing, two Sacramento County employee bargaining units, well, outsourced protesting. [more]
The author has an interesting way for banks to detox and get rid of all that bad debt. Spin it all off in newly created Closed End Funds.
View Point: Detoxing Banks Using Closed-End Funds by David Schachter
"We can't prevent the next economic crisis, but we can prevent the past one." [more]
Apocalyptic visions will come to naught
So fall not into the soothsayer's abyss
And if Alstrynomics is all you've got
A year-end rally, you will surely miss.
H.R. 3404, The Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2009
H.R. 3404 would amend the Assistance for Unemployed Workers and Struggling Families Act and the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 to provide for the temporary extension of certain unemployment benefits and the temporary availability of further additional emergency unemployment compensation. [more]
I don't know what to do when the Zombies are at my door tomorrow. But I know one thing that just might make the Great Depression a little less unpleasant. [more]
I have closed registration for new teams at 14. Yahoo is fully booked for live drafts, so a draft tonight is not possible. I can schedule for tomorrow, Friday 7:00 PM Pacific Time, or if you wish we can schedule almost anytime over the weekend. Let me know as soon as you can by the end of the day.