[Homestead] Alea Jacta Est
genegerue at ruralize.com
Mon Sep 8 15:15:12 EDT 2008
On Sep 8, 2008, at 10:03 AM, Clansgian at wmconnect.com wrote:
> But the main thing is that it is a gamble and now the dice have been
> and you can't retract the bet. This is about the last bullet in the
> Fed's gun.
> If it does not have the desired effect, they are out of ammo.
Good metaphor. Until recently I didn't know about McCain's attraction
to throwing dice at the craps table. So much of what he has done
throughout his life and very recently is understandable now.
"Maverick" has often more accurately been gambler.
Btw, I think that Palin is "the last bullet" in his gun.
As for Fannie and Freddie, the government takeover will work and the
republic will be saved.
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