Obama’s Economy: What is Bailout Endgame?

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123932365076007259.html On April 10th, Barack Obama will hold a major meeting at the White House to discuss further policy initiatives

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Obama Pleads for Patience

http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/03/25/budget.senate/index.html In Tuesday night’s Prime Time news conference, President Barack Obama asked the country to be patient as he tries

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Unprecedented Broadening of Federal Power

http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/03/24/geithner.powers/index.html http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123789587004924441.html The Obama Administration and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner are making plans to request unprecedented power to take over

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Storm AIG!!! Get the Pitchforks!!!

http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/03/17/poll.economic.plans/index.html http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/03/17/campbell.brown.aig/index.html Let me start by saying that I don’t like the idea of AIG giving out bonuses out one

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The Audacity of Democratic Hope

http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/03/16/AIG.bonuses/index.html AIG has been attacked from all sides regarding its awarding of $165 million in bonuses this weekend.  Mr. Obama

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What is wrong with TARP II

Tim Geithner’s presentation of TARP II (now called the ‘Financial Stability Plan’) to Congress yesterday fell far short of expectations. 

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Market lacks faith in Geithner, Obama

http://money.cnn.com/2009/02/10/markets/markets_newyork/index.htm?postversion=2009021014 Tim Geithner’s presentation of TARP II to Congress was greeted with a dull, loud thud on Wall Street.  The

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Could you spend $350 billion in 77 days?

http://money.cnn.com/2008/12/19/news/economy/tarp_tale_of_first350b/index.htm?postversion=2008121916 Sounds like a plot to a bad Richard Pryor movie. So, how did they do it?  The Treasury has:

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