Falling Off The Cliff…One Year Later

Over a calm, sunny weekend in the middle of last September, our economy fell all off the proverbial cliff. Lehman

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What’s Good For the Goose…

Congress has an amazing ability to ignore common sense and rationality. Today comes news that Congress, who opposed retention bonuses

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Obama Proposes to Regulate All Financial Executive Pay?

Further with the law of unintended consequences… http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/03/22/obama.60.minutes/index.html President Obama is now going to propose to regulate the salaries of

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Responsibility?

http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/03/18/obama.economy/index.html, http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/03/19/bonus.bill/index.html, http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/03/19/aig.bonuses.congress/index.html I didn’t vote for Mr. Obama, but I understood his appeal.  Here was a fresh face, promising

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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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Bernanke: “Recession likely to end later this year…”

http://www.suntimes.com/news/nation/1478189,w-bernanke-recession-fed-chairman031509.article Ben Bernanke, in a surprisingly open interview on 60 Minutes on Sunday, stated that the recession will likely end

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Economists: Obama, Geithner Failing on the Economy

http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/03/11/nervous.dems/index.html President Barack Obama and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, both who previously were hailed as providing great leadership, appear to

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Death Knell for the Newspaper Business?

http://www.cnn.com/2009/US/02/27/rocky.mountain/index.html http://www.cnn.com/2009/US/03/16/pi.closes/index.html?iref=newssearch Is the Rocky Mountain news the canary in the mineshaft? Colorado’s most famous newspaper last weekend said ‘Goodbye,

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A McCain-led Democrat Revolt?

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123612545277023901.html Are there actually a few fiscally responsible Democrats left?  Apparently so. John McCain led an attempt to shear of

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To Moderates on Obama: Well, Duh!

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/03/opinion/03brooks.html?_r=2&ref=opinion David Brooks column in the New York Times Tuesday is at the same time laughable and sad.  Brooks, who

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