What has to be done with the Wall Street mess…
The collapse of the financial institutes is scary not only for the short term but for the long term. There is a reason that the financial institutions were deregulated for a very good reason. The regulations were strangling the banks and the investment houses. As a matter of fact deregulating this industry was the reason for the big bubble that bailed out the failed Presidency | Read More »
Focus, Republicans, Focus on the Economy Claims by Big Brobama!
Focus on countering the claims Big Brobama is and will be making about the crashes on Wall Street! Big Brobama is already putting out a 2-minute ad full of the usual stereotypes: class warfare agitprop of the most typical kind, blaming W. and the Republicans and greedy businessmen for everything. History lessons about how the mess can be traced back in part to Clinton’s Jamie | Read More »
McCain/Palin Troops beware
Crossposted at OpinionTimes.com The recently converted McCain supporters (once disaffected members of the Republican base) should be excited about the current McCain bump. But it will be all for naught if the McCain campaign doesn’t focus that energy on a strong effort to get like-minded voters to the polls. Just kiss it all goodbye without a grassroots effort which eclipses 2004. And Karl Rove (love | Read More »
Breaking News! Foxes to investigate Henhouse thefts!
Not that I’m suprised or anything, but could there be a more lucid example of the complete and utter fecklessness that has become the hallmark of Pelosi and the House Democrats. Please pardon the barnyard analogy but this is like locking the barn after the horse is already out. Pelosi orders wide Wall Street probe House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has ordered a broad, swift investigation | Read More »
Is the American economic system strong or not?
Obamaphiles seem to be going crazy shouting that John McCain has declared the American economy fundamentaly strong. They see this as further proof that Obama is part of the “reality-based community” whereas McCain lives in his own made up world. But this is just more hyperventilating from the left who would be happy with a devastating depression if only it would help Obama win. But | Read More »
Obama blames Wall St. crisis on Republican policy
Obama blames GOP I wonder what Wall Street expects in return?Obama contributions
Why Blackhedd Needs a Publicist
Fortune is running an interesting piece about some financial types who foretold the credit crisis that nearly swamped the US economy. They probably don’t have much name recognition even among people who follow the markets on a more or less regular basis.
Backlash: Wall Street Downgrades Big 3 Networks’ Stock From “News” to “Paparazzi”
You knew this was coming. Wall Street analysts late yesterday downgraded the stock of ABC, NBC, and CBS to “Paparazzi” status in light of the widespread perception that in covering presumptive Democratic nominee Barack Obama’s trip to Europe and the Middle East, that they had lost a substantial amount of objectivity and were instead focusing more on the candidate’s image and star power.Jeffrey F. Goldberg, | Read More »