Tuesday, June 21, 2011

HUD Help?
The Department of Housing and Urban Development is setting aside $1 billion to help 30,000 Americans stay in their homes for many more years. But it's not clear if the program will be able to keep President Obama in his home for even four more years.

Beer Deal
Miller is offering $9.9 billion to buy Foster's Beer. It'll be worth all that money just to get that Australian guy in the commercial to start speaking English!

China Flop
Super billionaire John Paulson is taking a $500 million loss after selling off his bad investment in a Chinese forestry company. But he plans to make that money back by asking every person in China for 25 cents.

NFL Owners Meeting
The NFL owners meet today to discuss the lockout, and decide who's going to have the guts to tell the Raider fans when the season's canceled

Medicare Ad
The Washington Post reports that AARP's new ad on Medicare is misleading and divisive... because it divides the country into normal people and people who are deluded into thinking Medicare will still be around in five years.

June 21st

1824: Egyptian forces capture Psara in the Aegean Sea… mostly because the “P” stayed silent.

1898: The United States captures Guam and uses it as a weapon against American 10th grade geography students for the next 115 years.

1982: John Hinckley is found not guilty by reason of insanity for the attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan in 1981. In another case, Liberal Democrats are found guilty by reason of stupidity for voting for Jimmy Carter in 1980.


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