Monthly Archives: September 2008

Au Contraire, Mr. Pearlstein

Au contraire, Mr. Pearlstein of the Washington Post, we on Main Street (not to mention those of us who live on side streets and back alleys), do get it. It is the Washington and Wall Street elites that don’t get … Continue reading

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The Amazing Populist Revolt Against the Financial Masters of the Universe

I thought the fix was in. So did the President and the Secretary of the Treasury. But an amazing coalition of liberal Democrats and conservative Republicans discovered that they did in fact have spines, and in response to the by-all-accounts overwhelming … Continue reading

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Financial Methamphetamine Addiction and Withdrawal

Our problem is that Wall Street and Congress and the Fed and the White House are all on drugs. They are addicts desperately looking for their next high.  At this point in the addiction sequence, there are no good options.  Some of … Continue reading

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