Sunday, September 18, 2011

Obama Plan
President Obama will reveal a new budget plan today that relies on taxing the rich more. But it's not clear how the plan will work after all the millionaires move to the Cayman Islands.

Fundraiser Tonight
Just hours after announcing his new plan to raise taxes on millionaires, President Obama will attend a $35,800-per person fundraiser in New York. Of course, these are the same super rich people who pay a lot more to be whipped and beaten on a regular basis.

DSK Guilt
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn told French TV that he suffered from a "moral failing"... not because he had sex with a chamber maid in a Manhattan, but because he stole six towels from the hotel.

UAW Wins
GM has signed a new deal with the UAW that gives every union members a $5,000 bonus.... and most UAW workers plan to use that money for a down payment on a new Toyota.

UBS Rogue
UBS now says it lost $2.3 billion because of the "rogue trader" in its London office. Now the bank is working hard on finding a way to blame him for the other $3 billion it lost this year.

September 19th

1961: Betty and Barney Hill claim that they saw a mysterious craft in the sky and that it tried to abduct them... but they fended them off with batch of Betty's week-old meatloaf.

1995: The Washington Post and The New York Times publish the Unabomber's manifesto... and it turns out to be less Anti-American than their regular editorials.

2006: The Thai military stages a coup in Bangkok. The Constitution is revoked, martial law is declared, and nobody gets dessert.


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