Thursday, January 4

A reminder from the President:

With Recession Looming, Bush Tells America To ‘Go Shopping More’

After all, there are only 355 shopping days until Christmas:


Background on this terrific WWI propaganda poster from the Koran-wielding Library of Congress is here. (Hat Tip to the amazing research librarian D.A.M.)


  1. I still can't get my head around, "if you love america, get into personal debt" - oh, in case you need some crap to buy, several companies are now selling designer ice - with purified water in presealed containers for freezing - so that way the ice doesn't dilute your $400 scotch with the common touch (Source, this weeks business weekly)

  2. Anonymous4:06 PM

    As a student of history, I know full well that people won't learn from their mistakes.

    A brand new generation will come along and believe in the same old lies. Money can't buy happiness and it can't stop recessions.

    My only hope is that economic conditions get so bad for so long that the taint of anything that smacks of George W. Bush, Neo-con, and Republican will thought about in the most foul connotation possible.


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