I’m surprised that most US blogs I read are still as hung up on the VP debate as they are, but there you go. Reading Michelle Malkin’s liveblogging of the event was an eye-opener though (not linking, google if you… Read More ›
TARP = Troubled Asset Relief Program i.e. the Bush administration’s proposed bailout legislation for corporations that have overextended and overexposed themselves to dodgy derivative financial instruments. Some perspectives exercising opinionators in particular are the no-strings attached nature (the corporations being… Read More ›
John McCain made his acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention, and others watched it so you didn’t have to. Some of them even liveblogged it.
If it wasn’t for blogs I would hardly have heard that nearly 300 people have been arrested while protesting the Iraq war and the Republican convention over the last few days. The city centres have been heavily militarised with large… Read More ›