Steal My Opinion: Week 9 Preview

February 26, 2009

The State of the Union That Wasn’t following up The Week of Steal My Opinion That Wasn’t. Hope you didn’t miss us too much during the off week; Team SMO took a much needed retreat where we all did trust falls and stole eachother’s opinions. Speaking of which, here’s ten more handcrafted opinions to boost your image.

As always, the full weekly edition of Steal My Opinion is only a buck a week, and is sent every Thursday afternoon, just in time for the cocktail party circuit.

THIS WEEKS TOPICS
The Presidential Address
President Obama Delivers: Why did this speech matter?
Health Care Reform: Do we really want this to happen now?
Education Policy in the Speech: Did he say the right things?
The Single Best Line in the Speech: What statement sent us off our chair?
The Republican Response: Besides the hilarious, what did it tell us?

World Affairs
Pakistani Supreme Court Denies Sharif: Is there any hope for the country?
Drug War in Mexico: Is the United States moving in too late?

Business & Economics
Allen Stanford: The new Ponz, same as the old Ponz?
Night of the Living Dead Banks: What’s up with stress tests, and why do the banks matter?

Arts & Life
The New Season of 24: A disaster for popular perceptions of Africa? Is it accurate?

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Steal My Opinion: Week 7 Preview

February 12, 2009

Want your valentine to think you got smart just for her? Want to woo away someone else’s with your impressive command of the facts on the issues of the day? Here’s ten more handcrafted opinions to help you do either this weekend.

As always, the full weekly edition of Steal My Opinion is only a buck a week, and is sent every Thursday afternoon, just in time for the cocktail party circuit.

THIS WEEKS TOPICS
Current Affairs
Peanut Butter Tragedy: Are these people villians?
Bill Gates’ Mosquito Stunt: Point made or pointless?
Fareed Zakaria’s Show on CNN: Is this the best current affairs programming ever?

World Affairs
Israel’s Election: Who won and are we happy?
al-Bashir Ordered to The Hague: Did the ICC do the right thing?
Zimbabwe: Will it ever get better?

Business & Economics
Stimulus Reconciled: A bill we can live with?
TARP 2.0: What is going to be different, and will it actually work?

Sports & Life
A-Rod Tested Positive: Can we admit that all sports are filthy dirty?
A 10-year-old Takes Westminster: Did Stump deserve it?

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Steal My Opinion: Week 6 Preview

February 5, 2009

The groundhog may be predicting six more weeks of winter, but I’m predicting 47 more weeks of handy-dandy opinions hand-crafted by our opinionated research team. They read and think so you don’t have to!

As always, the full weekly edition of Steal My Opinion is only a buck a week, and is sent every Thursday afternoon, just in time for the cocktail party circuit.

THIS WEEKS TOPICS
Current Affairs
Tom Daschle Withdraws: Should he have gone?
Taxes, Taxes, Taxes: What’s with all the problems?
Peanut Butter Follies: What’s the matter with our food-safety system?
New Contracts for DC Teachers: What does this mean for tenure?

World Affairs

Iraq’s Election: How’d that work out?
The Pope’s Un-Excommunication: Why does it matter?

Business & Economics
Limits on Executive Pay: Is this anything more that a populist reflex?
The Stimulus: Is it progressing in the right direction?
‘Buy American’ in the Stimulus: Good Idea?
Crappy Economic Numbers this Week: Will it never end?

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