Category Archives: Causes of Financial Meltdown

Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up To Me

Sometimes good days are hard to manage – you don’t know what to make of them. You’re suspicious. Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up To Me – the famous novel by Richard Fariña – had a great title … Continue reading

Posted in Bank Bailouts, Blame for Economic Crisis, Capitalism Disappearing, Causes of Financial Meltdown, Class Warfare, Economic Confidence, Financial Meltdown, Geithner Plan to Rescue the Financial System, Geithner's Toxic-Asset Action Plan, Major Banks Actually Insolvent, Major Market Rally, Managing America's Anger, Nationalizing the Banks, Populist Rage, Timothy Geithner, Toxic-Assets | 1 Comment

An Epistemological Pickle

The problem with following the news is that there are all the moving parts, and then there are the underlying issues and historical perspective and cultural and psychological considerations. Those who casually follow the news, relying, say, on those radio … Continue reading

Posted in American Enterprise Institute (AEI), Causes of Financial Meltdown, Financial Meltdown, Jerry Z. Muller, Leaders of Financial Institutions Clueless, Senate Compromise on Stimulus Bill, Stimulus Bill Will Fail, Stimulus Plan | Leave a comment