Alternative Programming for ABC Infomercial Nite…

By Navy Carrier Squadron, VAW-113 Black Eagles’ version of the All American Rejects “Move Along”

By IGN

By desperatesmallville

Catch up on Harper’s Island, all the episodes up on Youtube courtesy of CBS here

June 24, 2009. Tags: , , , , , , . Comedy, Entertainment, Fantasy, gaming, Horror, Music, Mystery, NAVY, NAVY CARRIER SQUADRON, Popular Culture. Comments off.

Update: Issa says Fed in cover up, Bernanke to testify under subpoena..Market Mover: FOMC Decision and Statement…

Update 3: CNBC has the Issa story up here

Update 2: Dow as up 50 and now up 7 since FED announcement. I think the market is also scared shxt of what will happen as Congress goes after the Fed…that Issa announcement was simultaneous with the FED decision…

Update: Fed stands pat, rate unchanged, will maintain low rates for extended period (love you long time), removed the line about DE-flation, good finally! but NO EXIT STRATEGY. Bond rates up a bit as prices down a bit. Nothing in the stmt backed off quantitative easing at all, they reaffirmed it. If you are looking at it as a foreign holder of our debt, I see nothing here to reassure you, which to me suggests higher rates a comin’ from Bond Vigilantes…

Right before the announcement Darryl Issa R-CA came on CNBC backing a statement his office released saying Ben Bernanke and the FED had concealed concerns about the Merill BofA deal from OTHER REGULATORS, and Ben is appearing under subpoena to answer questions.

Not a good thing for market stability and as a shareholder I am biased on this. But if it is what I think it is, i think Bernanke and Paulson kept Sheila Bair and the FDIC in the dark on the potential losses for BofA if Merrill deal went thru..

if it helps FDIC get some of the power Team TOTUS is trying to give to the Fed (which will then promptly be given to Larry Summers in Jan) then I am all for it. the FDIC is the only regulator on the ball and Sheila Bair was warning about subprime exposure of broad market losses way ahead of everyone else…

anyway that is a WOW announcement that was buried in the FED release..Towns is trying to stop investigation into Countrywide VIP loans for Dodd and Conrad, but Issa is pushing as he can….

Best Market Lesson I ever Learned: DONT FIGHT THE FED*

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June 24, 2009. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Economy, Entertainment, Fantasy, Film, Finance, Housing, Music, Politics, Sci Fi, Wall St. Comments off.

Update: Massacre of protesters in Iran?

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June 24, 2009. Tags: , , , , , . Obama Administration, Politics. Comments off.

Your Geek News: Transformers 2 Preview…

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From the ever-awesome YourGeekNews:

If you go back to our 2007 review, Matt was on a bit of a tirade about how terrible of an adaptation Michael Bay’s first Transformers film was (you can check out that review here). Now that all the wounds have healed, Bumblebee is a Camaro, Jazz is dead and Optimus has flames on his trailerless tractor trailer, it’s time to see if this re-imagined Transformerverse has a good story to tell in it.We’ve got three scenes to share with you that give you an idea of what to expect from T2… wait, that acronym is already taken. Either way, we hope you enjoy our take on almost 5 minutes of theatrical footage from the film!~Matt + Nat

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June 24, 2009. Tags: , , . Entertainment, Fantasy, Film, Popular Culture, Saturday Morning Cartoons, Sci Fi. Comments off.

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