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Objects in Mirror: September 22, 2008 Archive

Send your questions to Midmorning

Posted at 9:11 AM on September 22, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

Looks like an interesting schedule on Midmorning today. While you're listening from your computer, you can also contact the studio by sending a question online. Topics:

9:06 a.m. CT: The government's bailout efforts Have a little hope? From the program description, "Bush administration officials hope to come up with a package that will reassure markets on Monday."
Send your question now.

Listen Now 10:06 a.m. CT Women's group doesn't endorse the ticket with a woman on it Worthy of discussion? Turns out The National Organization for Women (NOW) endorsed Obama/Biden, but not McCain/Palin.
Send your question now.

ETA updated links.

Polls and politics

Posted at 11:45 AM on September 22, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

Two quick blog links worthy of your comment.

First News Cut goes behind the polls. Bob Collins writes,

"The stories being written about the [AP-Yahoo poll] describe how voters feel about a particular candidate's ability to address a specific issue. What they aren't saying is that a large portion of those surveyed don't know what they're talking about.
Are voters easily swayed or even duped by polls? Comment.


Next Tom Scheck focuses Polinaut on the Rasmussen report that says Obama opens up lead over McCain in Minnesota. Does that ring true to you? Comment.

Can we (still) preserve the American dream?

Posted at 4:01 PM on September 22, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

Considering the big bad money news lately, I found myself wondering what individuals can do to minimize the financial impact on our lives. I allso wondered what armchair economists might have to say about this. Luckily, some answers can come from the same place:


Browse, share, or even rate ideas that might help all of us preserve the American dream.

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