Category Archives: Character

The Long Slide Down Begins

Wednesday, September 17 – and it continues.   Another Nightmare on Wall Street: Dow Down 450:   The stock market took another nosedive Wednesday as the American banking system appeared even shakier and investors worried that the financial crisis is … Continue reading

Posted in AIG Bailout, Character, Economic Crisis, Economic Meltdown, Like the Great Depression, McCain's Economic Plan, Not About Issues, Obama as the Grown-Up, Obama's Economic Plan, Palin Unqualified, Regulation of the Markets, Sarah Palin, Stock Market Crash, The Financial System | Leave a comment

The Joy of Not Knowing Things When No One Else Does Either

If politicians know one thing, they know this. Explaining things that you yourself don’t understand can get you in trouble – explaining economics, for example.   People listen politely, then someone in the back, sensing that they’re hearing nonsense, smiles. … Continue reading

Posted in Character, Complexity, Economic Issues, Economic Meltdown, Elitism, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Lying to Win, McCain's Authenticity, Obama, Obama Too Cool, Palin Lies, Palin Unqualified, Qualifications to be President, Sarah Palin | Leave a comment