Monthly Archives: December 2008

Looking Back

New Years Eve here in Hollywood was quiet this year. It was quiet everywhere, as in Economy Puts Damper on New Year’s Eve Celebrations, the Associated Press noting that things were tough all over:   Public celebrations were canceled in … Continue reading

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Gridlock Assured

The question is where we go from here. The economy is collapsing, as is rather obvious:   The worst financial crisis in over 80 years, sparked by the meltdown of the risky US subprime mortgage market, made this year one … Continue reading

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