Category Archives: Sub-Prime Crisis

The Grateful Dead Republicans

Somebody has to do something, and it’s just incredibly pathetic that it has to be us. ~ Jerry Garcia   Jerry Garcia and his buddies called the band the Grateful Dead in a flourish of stoner irony – it was … Continue reading

Posted in Dead-Cat Bounce, Economic Crisis, Economic Meltdown, Financial Meltdown, For the Common Good, House Republicans Object, Like the Great Depression, McCain, McCain Sabotages the Bailout, McCain Suspends His Campaign, McCain Traps Himself, Obama, Obama as the Grown-Up, Pelosi Hurt Our Feelings!, Stock Market Crash, Sub-Prime Crisis, The Bailout Fails, The Big Bailout, The Financial System | 2 Comments

The Inevitable Second Thoughts

Yeah, yeah – suffering builds character. People tell you that to make you feel better. Of course you don’t feel better – just depressed and exhausted. But maybe they’re right – maybe the next time, when you are once again … Continue reading

Posted in A New RTC, Blaming Obama for Everything, Democracy's End, Economic Meltdown, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Financial Meltdown, Fox News, Hedge Funds, Home Ownership, Like the Great Depression, Market Behavior, Nationalizing Financial Firms, Objections to the Bailout, Paulson and Bernanke Fix Everything, Race and America, Racism Lives On, Regulation of the Markets, Resolution Trust Corporation, SEC Regulation, Stock Market Crash, Sub-Prime Crisis, The 700 Billion Bailout, The Financial System, The Limits of Capitalism | 1 Comment