By Richard K. Barry As a public service I just wanted people to know that if you donate any amount of money to the campaign to re-elect Barack Obama, you'll automatically be entered for a chance to be George Clooney's guest at a reception with the President. The pitch goes like this: George Clooney is doing his part to help re-elect the President, but he knows that it's grassroots supporters like you who will decide this election.
What is this? The amounts of money John McCain and Barack Obama, respectively, have received from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac according to Open Secrets. The linked information goes on to note that current members of Congress have rec... Read Post
[Guest post by DRJ] George Clooney’s movie Leatherheads - in which he directs and stars - opened to a disappointing third place this weekend: “The movie that George Clooney directed, starred in and overhauled the script for, Leath... Read Post
When Barack Obama talks about avoiding the 'money culture' and the lifestyle of suits and big houses, there is nothing per se wrong with such a call to public service. By the same token, he makes many fine points in his frequent rec... Read Post