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Archive for July, 2009

An Open Letter to Obama…

Posted by Stephen on July 31, 2009

Mr. Obama:

I have had it with you and your administration, sir. Your conduct on your recent trip overseas has convinced me that you are not an adequate representative of the United States of America collectively or of me personally. You are so obsessed with appeasing the Europeans and the Muslim world that you have abdicated the responsibilities of the President of the United States of America. You are responsible to the citizens of the United States. You are not responsible to the peoples of any other country on earth.

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Editorial: “Predatory lending made easy”

Posted by Stephen on July 14, 2009

By Dan Casey

Dan Casey is The Roanoke Times’ metro columnist.


Sooner or later I will leave this job at The Roanoke Times.

And lately, I’ve been thinking about the future after a long and fun newspaper career. I will go into business for myself. It will be a consumer lending (ahem) store. I’ll call it “Casey’s Rip-off Loans.” The motto will be “The Loan Shark You Will Love.” And our advertising slogan will be, “We cheat you honestly, unlike those other chiselers.”

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