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Notes from the back of my mind — and business cards • Brooklyn Paper

Notes from the back of my mind — and business cards

Every time I send my jackets off to the dry cleaners, I find more notes scribbled on the backs of business cards, envelopes and paper napkins. Here are some of those notes:

Banks seized a record 92,000 homes last month and many more are on the way. As of right now 7.4 million borrowers representing 12 percent of all mortgagees have missed at least one payment or are already in foreclosure. Where are these government people who are telling me that the economy is getting better? Hey, Anthony Weiner — you want to investigate something? Investigate Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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I’ve been using Priceline for part of my recent travels. I bid and won a $175 a night Doubletree Hotel for only $45 a night. I just received a confirmation that an Avis car usually costing $429 a week is mine for $149. Priceline works.

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President Obama typically spends five hours playing golf but only planned a three-hour tour to inspect the oil-damaged lands in Louisiana. The SS Minnow of the Gilligan’s Island was supposed to be a three-hour tour. Anybody want to fill in the rest?

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When Republican Governor Charlie Crist announced his run for the vacated Florida Senate seat, a Quinnipiac poll had him up with a commanding lead of 54 percent to only eight percent for former State House Speaker Marco Rubio. Right now Crist is down, 39 percent to 31 percent. How did this happen? The word in heavily Democratic Fort Lauderdale is that Crist’s numbers went into freefall the day Obama put his arms around him. Sorry, Charlie.

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Do you really believe that all Congressman Joe Sestak was offered was this crummy, pitsy, nothing, no-paying appointment to drop out of the race? That’s a “not-so-brilliant work of fiction.” Let’s remember that Bill Clinton, who is deeply involved in this matter, is a convicted perjurer and that newspapers all over the U.S. once shouted, in the boldest of headlines, that he isis a — “LIAR, LIAR.”A lot more happened here and perhaps someday we will learn the truth.

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Twelve hundred unarmed National Guard troops to seal the border is like using a band-aid to stop gushing blood. C’mon Federales. Who ya’ kidding? You can do a lot better. Finish that damn wall and then squirt it daily with oil. That’ll keep the illegals from climbing over it.

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Democratic Strategist James Carville really ripped into President Obama’s laidback attitude of ignoring the BP gulf oil spill. He delivered an impassioned plea which accomplished two things. 1) He got the president to finally call a news conference to discuss the matter and 2) Believe this or not — by slamming the president, without mentioning names, he kicked off Hillary’s campaign for the presidency.

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Not that he could have really done anything about it, my president was really slow in recognizing the crisis in the gulf. In defending his infamous sluggish response President Obama stated, “I had my team in the oval office that first day.”

Yeah, right!

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said, “We had resources there from Day One. Yada, yada, yada … treated as a possible catastrophic failure from day one.”

I am StanGershbein@Bellsouth.net asking: Is Bull***t one word or two?

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