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Entries by Rick Horowitz from 11/2008

Never Fear: Your Exit Poll is Here!

| Posted 11.05.2008 | Politics

The Ten-Foot Poll was created to plug some of those glaring gaps in the election coverage offered by the networks, the cable outlets and even the internet.

"Support I Have Yet to Earn": Obama's Victory Speech

| Posted 11.07.2008 | Politics

Barack Obama was in the No-Gloat Zone. For his very first speech as president-elect... Obama crafted a message with much of the scope and power of an inaugural address.

Post-Election: Call it Decompression

| Posted 11.11.2008 | Politics

He did the strangest thing last night: He turned the TV off. There he was, still in the early part of the evening, with another hour or two of pol...

Paulson's Bailout: So Much for That Idea!

| Posted 11.13.2008 | Business

You know what the bailout feels like? Walking down the street, and pressing a crumpled bill into the outstretched palm of the guy who approached you... Only multiplied by 700 billion.

A Job With Obama? First, a Few Questions

| Posted 11.18.2008 | Politics

When did you realize that Barack was The One? Provide exact month, day, and year of your enlightenment, and the names of at least two (2) witnesses.

At the Pump: Down with Gas!

| Posted 11.21.2008 | Business

Gas prices are down -- it's party time! All it takes is a hearty appetite, and a good-old-American willingness to forget that the rest of the storm is still headed our way.

"The Obama Recession": Their Kingdom for a Scapegoat

| Posted 11.30.2008 | Politics

The mere prospect of a Barack Obama victory, the Fulminators want you to believe, was enough to spook the markets and send them into the current tailspin.