Steal My Opinion: Week 11 Preview

March 12, 2009

Amidst the hand-wringing, wailing, and rending of garments, a voice of wisdom emerges. Want it to be your voice, but don’t feel like acquiring the wisdom on your own? Check out what’s on offer from Steal My Opinion this week, and you can be wise without trying.

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THIS WEEKS TOPICS
Current Affairs
Republicans Demand a Spending Freeze: Is this the right move?
Pork and Earmarks: Putting aside the colorful terms, why should I care?
The Chas Freeman Affair: First off, who is he? Second, was this the right outcome?

World Affairs
Tragedy in Harare: What will Morgan Tsvangirai’s accident mean for the future of Zimbabwe?
Pope Admits He Should Have Googled Wichard Williamson: What on earth is going on over there?
School Shooting in Germany: Is no one really talking about this? Are we not human?

Business & Economics
Madoff Sentenced: Is this over?
Mark-to-Market: What is the deal there? Who is right?

Arts & Life
Jon Stewart vs. CNBC: Who’s right in the smackdown?
Bill Kristol’s Replacement at the NYT: Who on earth is Ross Douthat?

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Steal My Opinion: Week 10 Preview

March 5, 2009

On the edge of the apocalypse, here’s ten more handcrafted opinions. Incidentally, one of them addresses whether or not it’s actually the apocalypse.

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THIS WEEKS TOPICS
Current Affairs
Health Care in the Budget: Is it enough? Is it the right time?
Tax Increases Now??: Isn’t that crazy?
The Housing Plan: Good or bad?

World Affairs
Omar Bashir Indicted: What should happen now?
Gordon Brown Goes to Washington: Some trip, huh?
Global Stimulus Packages: Who’s good, who sucks?

Business & Economics
Stock Market Super Slide: What is going on and when is this ending?
Immigration and the Stimulus: What were they thinking?
AIG: When will it end?

Arts & Life
Watchmen: Worth watching?

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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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Steal My Opinion: Week 5 Preview

January 29, 2009

The last day of the month, the first full week under a new President, and folks are sure to be abuzz about something this weekend. But what will they be talking about? More importantly, what do you think about it? Instead of reading books and articles and keeping up with the times, grab your weekly point of view from Steal My Opinion.

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THIS WEEKS TOPICS
Current Affairs
President Obama’s laid-back White House: Good idea or disrespect to the office?
Blago is Out: Did he get a fair shake?
Division in Davos: What should we make of Erdogan v. Peres?
Hamid Karzai Staying Put (For Now): Does this complicate things for the United States?
Lilly Ledbetter: Who is she and what was the point of this bill?

Business & Economics
Bailout Passes the House: How’s the bill look?
China and the Crisis: What’s coming next?

Sports
Steelers vs. Cardinals: Who should we root for? What’s the point?

Arts & Life
R.I.P. John Updike: What is his legacy?
The Bacon Explosion: You’ve definitely heard of it, right?

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Steal My Opinion: Week 4 Preview

January 22, 2009

Week four of 2009, and we have a new President, new Cabinet, and a healthy dose of new opinions just for you. Here’s a preview of what paying customers will receive this week.

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THIS WEEKS TOPICS
Inauguration 2009
The Address: Disappointing?
That Poem: What was the deal there?
The First Lady’s Outfits: Ranking them

Global Affairs
Laurent Nkunda Under Arrest: Hope for the DRC?
Cease-Fire in Gaza; Hamas v. Fatah: What’s a new President to do?

Business & Economics
Tim Geithner’s New Job: What on earth should he do first?
Stimulus Spending and World War II: What’s the connection?

Arts & Entertainment
LOST Season Five Premier: What happened? Was it any good?
Oscar Nominations: Who got snubbed? Who’s going to win?

Agenda 2009
Closing Guantanamo: What’s taking so long?

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