Big Bailout: Now Is The Time For Blame

For a week now we’ve endured the dumbed-down slogans, contrived for voter consumption: “Now is not the time to point fingers” “Now we have to come together and get something done.” “There’s plenty of blame to go around.” We don’t buy it.  Now is the time to determine who is at fault and what they […]

Bailout Sunk by Angry Voters & Vengeful Pelosi

Government may still try to fix the crisis government caused – but not today .Last week the self-appointed Smartest People In The World convinced the President, both candidates for President, and roughly half the politicians in Congress that a category five, financial catastrophe would engulf Main Street if the Treasury Department didn’t bail out Wall […]

“Senator McCain is Absolutely Right”

For every word uttered by McCain or Obama last night, the media and the blogosphere have spoken or written tens of thousands of words of speculation as to who “won.” The objective definition of “won” would have to be attracting the most undecided voters and/or moving the most voters from the opponent’s column to one’s […]

Big Bailout (5): Government to “fix” the Crisis Government Caused

NYTimes reveals the real cause of the $700B catastrophe now being blamed on “greed” and lack of powerful government intervention .. Click here to see all the articles in this series The oral history of the financial panic of 2008 is evolving rapidly in the establishment, political-media echo chamber.  Many of those who should be […]

Big Bailout (4) Government Fixing The Crisis Government Caused

Can politicians reach an agreement on how to fix the crisis? In a nation where the people are supposedly free and masters of their own destinies, are hopelessly ensnared in the government’s web of corruption, hubris and stupidity.  We powerless citizens are now reduced to watching Senators, Congressmen, and Candidates, who will decide our fate, […]

We Have Met The Enemy, and He Is Us (2)

aaa.again is the nom de plume of a frequent commenter who has agreed to be a contributing writer.  He writes from the perspective of decades of success in business, finance and entrepreneurial enterprise.   Learn more about him on the About Us page. Voters: Short Memories, a Selective View of the Facts and a Strange […]

Big Bailout (3): Government Fixing the Crisis Government Caused

The Senate held hearings to grill Treasury Secretary Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke. . The Administration’s position, presented by  Secretary Paulson, is that Congress must immediately provide a way for institutions that hold poor quality mortgage backed securities to dump them.  The alternative, say Secretary Paulson and  Chairman Bernanke, would be an unthinkable “meltdown” […]

We Have Met The Enemy and He Is US (1)

aaa.again is the nom de plume of a frequent commenter who has, beginning today, agreed to be a contributing writer.  He writes from the perspective of decades of success in business, finance and entrepreneurial enterprise.   Learn more about him on the About Us page. Politicians Behaving Badly and Voters Who Love Them . Perhaps […]

Big Bailout Part 2: Arrogance & Lost Opportunities

Click to see all articles in this series Yesterday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in effort to escape accountability for financial chaos caused by Fannie May and Freddie Mac, said the Bush Administration should have been “way in front of this.” Ms. Pelosi apparently forgot that in 2003 Bush Administration submitted to Congress proposed legislation to […]

Big Bailout: Government To Fix The Crisis Government Caused

Do you want to help fix the mess in Washington?  Earn your  masters in public administration and take a personal role in getting the government and the country back on track. Now we are told the Government will “solve the problem” by purchasing all the bad mortgage-backed securities held by Wall Street institutions.  Today, the […]

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