Category Archives: Fish Story

Gingrich Contract with Freddie Mac Says Nothing About His Services

I’m not a lawyer, but from what I can tell there’s next to no substance in Newt Gingrich’s contract with Freddie Mac once you get past various legal disclaimers, protections and, of course, his consulting fees.  To a layperson like me it boils down to ‘we’ll pay you $25K/month (up to $300K total) for whatever […]

Paris Hilton Gets Played And John McCain Gets Lucky

John McCain dumps on Paris Hilton in a commercial slamming Obama for being like her (i.e. famous and, by implication, insubstantial). Paris Hilton might be expected to slam McCain back, but instead seems to come up with a smart retort showing policy chops – why not incorporate John McCain’s pro-offshore drilling position on energy with […]

FEMA’s “Conservative” Principle – Teach A Man To Fish…And He’s Screwed

Re-reading OneMan – I thought of this: “Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a life time.” I used to think conservatives (among others) agreed with that kind of thinking. Apparently that’s not true of FEMA in this administration. Take […]