Day: May 10, 2006

Article: Bush Backs Brother Jeb for White House

Man, Bush really is on another planet. I mean to think that Americans are stupid enough to elect another Bush. Man, I hope he’s wrong.

From the AP

ORLANDO, Fla. – President Bush suggested Wednesday that he’d like to see his family’s White House legacy continue, perhaps with his younger brother Jeb as the chief executive.

The president said Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is well-suited for another office and would make “a great president.”

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Article: A Chill Is in the Air for Sellers

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The current No. 1 most emailed article from NYT website:

May 9, 2006
A Chill Is in the Air for Sellers
By DAMON DARLIN and VIKAS BAJAJ

Many Americans who planned on real estate as their path to wealth are beginning to find that there are limits to how high is up.

Blame market forces. As higher interest rates dampen demand in cities and suburbs that only a year ago were battlegrounds for fierce bidding wars among numerous buyers, sellers are grudgingly lowering their prices to drum up interest.

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Article: Poll Gives Bush Worst Marks Yet on Major Issues

From the May 10th NYT:

Poll Gives Bush Worst Marks Yet on Major Issues
By ADAM NAGOURNEY and MEGAN THEE

Americans have a bleaker view of the country’s direction than at any time in more than two decades, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll. Sharp disapproval of President Bush’s handling of gasoline prices has combined with intensified unhappiness about Iraq to create a grim political environment for the White House and Congressional Republicans.

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