Month: September 2008

$700 Billion

The bailout bill, a $700 billion package to fix the financial crisis, didn’t pass the House today.  $700 billion.  Let’s write that out.  $700,000,000,000.00.  That’s a lot of freaking zeroes.  Democrats are blaming Republicans for putting ideology before the interests of the country and Republicans are blaming Democrats because Nancy Pelosi made a partisan speech …

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Happy 23rd Birthday, Andra Sawyer (and 30th, Seth Holloman)

Woke up to a pretty normal Saturday.  Amanda misunderstood something I said, so I decided it should be her new nickname. Amanda decided she wanted to fix breakfast this morning so after she showered she ran to Lowe’s Food.  I invited the Warkentiens over.  Nick was working but Amy was not so she came and …

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