Spooky Dude Just Made Another Billion

George Soros

Who Made Nearly a $1 Billion Bet on U.S. Debt Downgrade?

Daily Mail reports: “There are mounting rumours that investor George Soros...could be involved.”

Obummer keeps spreading the wealth around:

White House announces $105 million in Africa aid

Tim Blair:

Happy timing for Mark Steyn:

As the author of a suitably apocalyptic book to be released on Monday, I’m grateful to Standard & Poor’s for providing the ultimate publicity tie-in. 

Adds Mark: “On Thursday, in honor of Barack Obama’s 50th birthday, the Dow dropped 10 points for every year he has walked among us. It was the ninth-largest drop in history. We should be relieved he wasn’t turning 80.”

The Check is in the Mail

Nero fiddling pic thanks to TT 

John Chambers, the chairman of Standard & Poor’s sovereign debt ratings, on Sunday estimated that it could take 9-18 years for the nation to regain its AAA credit rating.

Chambers said the credit agency could further downgrade the national rating depending on whether President Obama and congressional leaders can agree on reducing the deficit.