Monthly Archives: December 2008

Viacom Run By Democrats Too?! Wouldn’t Doubt It – After All, They Have “The Daily Show”

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20081231/ap_on_bi_ge/viacom_time_warner_cable Time Warner and Viacom are at an impasse over Viacom’s demand of a near 30% increase in carrier fees. Time Warner is balking at paying such an exorbitant increase saying (and Viacom confirming) it would cost Time Warner customers … Continue reading

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Year End Observations – DOW Near 55% Of Year’s Starting Value, GM and Chrysler Near Extinction, Domocrats Take Full Control Of US Government

What a year it has been.  The least of it’s historical value is the election of a black president, although the pop-culture media would have us believe otherwise. Lest we forget, we also had the following major events occur in … Continue reading

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My Usual Periodic Dream Laptop/Desktop PC Configurations

Once more, I have done my usual periodic dream Laptop and Desktop PC configurations.  Here are the results: LAPTOP ($4,650): Video/Graphics Card: Dual 512MB ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 3870 – CrossFireX™ Enabled! Processor: Intel® Core™2 Extreme Quad QX9300 2.53GHz (12MB … Continue reading

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Oil Exporters Agree To Drive Energy Costs Up Again!

Just three posts ago, I reiterated the case for my next automobile to be a first-release Chevrolet Volt plug-in electric car.  I made this decision back when oil hit the insane price of $100/barrel this summer.  Oil STILL went up … Continue reading

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Of Bailouts, Volts And Oil – How The Chevy Volt Will Be My Next Car Regardless Of Current Oil Prices

It appears there is no likelihood of General Motors, Ford or Chrysler getting any breaks from Big Government.  And, overall, that is just fine by me.  Here’s why: Unions need to be marginalized at the big three auomakers The US … Continue reading

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