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Statement by The Honorable Bobby L. Rush On his “No” Vote on the $700 Billion Wall Street Bail Out Bill



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September 29, 2008



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Statement by The Honorable Bobby L. Rush

On his “No” Vote on the $700 Billion Wall Street Bail Out Bill




WASHINGTON, D.C. –– “I am reporting to my constituents that I voted “no” on H.R. 3997, the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, which I believe is simply a $700 billion financial… Continue

Added by Bean Soup Times on September 29, 2008 at 4:00pm — No Comments

McCain suspends campaign until he wins presidential election

Wonders if his old cell in Hanoi is being occupied

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Seeking to save a presidential campaign that is dive bombing faster than in 1967, when he was shot down over Vietnam and held as a prisoner-of-war in Hanoi for five and a half years, Senator John McCain vows to suspend his presidential campaign until after the election.



“Instead of bailing Wall Street out, I plan to bail out of any discussion of debates,”… Continue

Added by Bean Soup Times on September 25, 2008 at 11:30am — No Comments

Light-skinned brothers start voter registration drive for Obama

New group organizes for change

Extremely pleased that the presidential campaign of Senator Barack Obama is “bringing light-skin brothers back,” a new organization of black men of very light complexion have launched a voter registration drive aimed at “getting every light-skin brother to the polls on Nov. 5” said the organization’s founder, Dan “White Boy” Williamson.



Williamson organized Light-skin and Interested in True Equity… Continue

Added by Bean Soup Times on September 22, 2008 at 6:50am — 4 Comments

Mediocre While Black: Duty Shirking Black Man Blames Job Loss on Racism

Despite admittedly being late nearly everyday for six months, staying on breaks too long, and doing, basically, "a half ass job," David "Junebug" Carpenter maintains that he was fired from his job of one year due to institutionalized racism.

Apparently, the company had several rules dubbed, "racist and strict," by Mr. Carpenter. Among the rules, workers had to be on time daily and do their job for eight hours, excluding breaks.



“If I… Continue

Added by Bean Soup Times on September 18, 2008 at 8:02am — 2 Comments

Reporters Gone Wild

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Added by Bean Soup Times on September 17, 2008 at 4:03pm — No Comments

Bernie Mac Tribute

I attended the Chi-Town Laughfest: Tribute to Bernie Mac last weekend. I'm posting these in honor of Bernie, a true Chicago brother.…

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Added by Bean Soup Times on September 15, 2008 at 7:00am — No Comments

Palin's teen daughter is pregnant

Let's get ready to rumbuuuule!



Palin's teen daughter is pregnant

Story Highlights

Bristol Palin, 17, is pregnant and will marry boyfriend, VP candidate says



McCain knew of pregnancy before choosing Palin as running mate



Information revealed in effort to correct rumors that Palin's baby is daughter's



From Dana Bash

CNN

ST. PAUL, Minnesota (CNN) -- John McCain's running mate, Sarah Palin, dealt with two startling disclosures… Continue

Added by Bean Soup Times on September 1, 2008 at 8:49pm — No Comments

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