Daily Archives: September 16, 2008

The Credit Crisis

Isn’t it interesting how, five years ago, President Bush and his administration had recognized the risk inherent in the practices of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and others. They recommended an overhaul to tighten oversight with a new regulatory board, and … Continue reading

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On the Day Ike Arrived in East Texas

Before the power failed Saturday, I heard one TV announcer say: “People are going to town stocking up on water, gas, and ammo.” And we were! Tickled me to death. I love Texas. -Popgun

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Ike, Day 4

I’m at work again, where there’s electricity. Power went out Saturday around 2 PM, and it’s still out. We’re on the Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative grid, and an article on the local news website said that they had 3019 outages … Continue reading

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