Friday, October 17, 2008

miscellany: politics, money, funny

V.P. candidate Sarah Palin to appear on SNL, October 18th at 11:30 p.m., NBC.
Chicago Sun-Times
[Here's the opening of SNL Oct 18th with Palin.]

3/4 of rich (incomes $1m-10m) support McCain while 2/3 of super rich (incomes $30m+) support Obama.
Greg Mankiw's Blog: Who wins the rich vote?

New York Times claims Democrats better for the stock market but this analysis is meaningless.
Greg Mankiw's Blog: Republicans, Democrats, and Stock Returns

Credit Crunch Cracks (Calculated Risk)

From Peter:
Q: What the difference between today's investment bankers and pigeons?
A: Pigeons can still make a deposit on a BMW.

From Sidd:
I went to an ATM today, and it asked to borrow a twenty till next week.

From monta's ankle:
I went to fill up my gas tank and I couldn't decide between leveraged and unleveraged.

From Rob Dawg:
Went to Best Buy to get a toaster and they gave me a free bank with purchase.

Videos of the candidates trying to do standup:

~ McCain the comedian

~ Obama the comedian

Be blessed!

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