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The Garden Of Greed: Smoke & Mirrors & Fallen Apples

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

In recent days, a number of parallel thoughts have led me to perpendicular roadblocks. Generally speaking, I'm struggling to identify the means to unmask the many misdirections being put forth in order to distract us from reality. If I'm to succeed, there are a number of problems to address. One, ...

A Show of Hands

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

Alright, folks.  Let's get a show of hands. How many of you in the past two weeks read an article about our economy? Five articles? Ten? How many have been reading for months? Years? This is what is making me downright irritable of late. Watching CNN and PBS last night, and ...

Bailout Imbroglio: Politics, Power, Pulpits, & Profit

Monday, September 29th, 2008

We're in uncharted waters with a leaky boat and a storm on the horizon...but the GOP wants us to know that Nancy Pelosi is a mean-spirited partisan. Let me see if I can get this straight. The Republican president of the United States sends the Secretary of the Treasury and ...

2008 Election: Wall St., White Knights, White Noise, & White Light

Friday, September 26th, 2008

Best as I can tell, John McCain and the term "maverick" is simply another way of describing the "cowboy diplomacy" we've endured for nearly eight years under George W. Bush. The move by John McCain to suspend his campaign and race to Washington on his white horse is all too ...

Execs Get Golden Parachute; Taxpayers Get Golden Shower?

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

The more I see and hear about the bail out of Wall Street, the more I oppose it. Here's the issue. Taxpayers are being asked to ante up for the good of the nation...and to do so with minimal information and even fewer details. At the same time, the White ...

Defrosting The Denial - The Bitter Bite Of 700 Billion Deaths

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

Conventional wisdom would suggest that Americans should be heartened by the plan to stabilize the struggling financial industry. We Americans like action as it soothes the angst created by a stock market in free fall, a housing industry in the tank, a shrinking supply of job prospects, and a general ...

Where’s My Bailout?

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

I'll keep this short and sweet because I'm to busy trying to pay off my bit of the trillion dollar rescue  plan to wax poetic, but I just have to ask Where is my bailout? I work hard, I manage my money correctly, I pay my taxes on time every ...

Financial Meltdown: Math & The Myth Of Fiscal Responsibility

Friday, September 19th, 2008

While the details haven't been disclosed, it appears that the powers that be are considering a plan to bail out Wall Street...in a big way...on the backs of the American taxpayer. Troubling as this sounds, it may be the only viable solution. Regardless of the eventual solution, one thing is ...

Uber Cynicism: Wall Street Meltdown - Where’s George W. Bush?

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Today, Chris Matthews is pushing an important meme in light of the ongoing financial meltdown. While Americans watch a free-fall that has resulted in a near double digit percentage drop in the stock market, Matthews is asking, "Where is George Bush and why hasn't he addressed the American people?" At first ...

Barack Obama On The Economy: The Sharp Contrast Of Now

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

If you're still uncertain as to the reasons to support Barack Obama, you must watch the following video of a speech he delivered earlier today in Golden, Colorado. Obama offers perhaps the best explanation of the differences between the economic philosophy of the GOP and his vision for the future. ...

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