Do The Republicans Have Any Chance?

Posted: Aug 24, 2013 12:01 AM

Brent Littlefield joined Ransom Notes Radio to discuss the prospects of a conservative or Republican victory in the next batch of elections. . . Oh, and it is Friday. . . So, yeah, Ezra Klein is still an idiot.

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Ezra Klein is an Idiot. Featuring: Our Community Organizer in Chief. . .

Brent Littlefield joined the program to discuss the prospects of a Conservative victory in upcoming elections:

Big Three:

Number Three:

So did the Nasdaq outage amount to much more than a little fodder for financial talk shows? According to Alan Knuckman with Trading Advantage, most traders really didn’t seem to care.

Number Two:

Bloomberg reports that, oops. . . Home sales actually are not as spectacular as we were hoping.

Number One:

Sara Eisen with Bloomberg could almost be our Ezra Klein for this week. . . She reported on an idea that the next Fed chairman needs to be more than an economist: They need to be a propagandist as well. (And. . . Um. . . Sarah? What's up with the cowboy hat?)

Stocks in the News:

Other News:

It must be kinda hard to defend Obamacare, when even governments are cutting hours in response to healthcare costs.

A CBS reporter gets her email hacked for reporting on the DOJ; but this guy gets a government paycheck and is in charge of making sure we’re all “safe.” . . . And the best part: The DHS said they didn’t know his website was sooooo extreme.

Hey. . . It turns out that God’s emissary here on earth is – well – he’s a kinda good guy.

This guy seems a bit fragile for the whole “Jihad” gig.

The full program, from start to finish, for your educational benefit: