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I’m not opposed to people having money. I’m opposed to people who have money because they screwed someone else out of it, and I am opposed to the seriously rich who have forgotten or ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 505 comments on Thu Mar 19, 2009 at 09:40 AM PDT with 699 Recommends
Today, at 2:15PM, Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke will announce quantitative easing, round two (i.e.: "QE2"). It is, effectively, another Wall Street bailout. (See: [http://pragcap.com/qe2-bank-...
by bobswern
Comment Count 673 comments on Wed Nov 03, 2010 at 07:15 AM PDT with 659 Recommends
I recently had breakfast at a "community seating" establishment. That means they fill up all their tables by seating complete strangers at the same table -- if there's a seat open, somebody's ass ...
by Fiddler On A Hot Tin Roof
Comment Count 171 comments on Thu Sep 08, 2011 at 12:44 AM PDT with 617 Recommends
Crossposted from Docudharma. To be clear, I don’t own my home, I’m renting it - it’s not my house, just my home. I’ve been here ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 525 comments on Mon Nov 10, 2008 at 11:34 AM PST with 589 Recommends
Tonight we're reminded by Calculated Risk of yet another byproduct of the greatest looting of the underclasses in our country's history: [http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2010/02/five-million-...
by bobswern
Comment Count 606 comments on Mon Feb 15, 2010 at 12:31 AM PST with 542 Recommends
This past (Wednesday) afternoon, Paul Krugman published a post on his NY Times blog, “[http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/06/08/welcome-to-the-recovery/ Welcome to the Recovery],” which ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 689 comments on Thu Jun 09, 2011 at 12:52 AM PDT with 524 Recommends
This was said to me by the owner of an energy shipping company during an interview a few weeks ago. I was at the end of my rope with his question upon question as to what would make me suitable - or ...
by MissAnneThrope
Comment Count 429 comments on Wed Dec 17, 2008 at 05:39 AM PST with 493 Recommends
As so many of us were told when we were growing up: " They can steal all your money; they can take away all of your possessions; but, they can't steal what's in your head and in ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 449 comments on Tue Oct 13, 2009 at 02:53 AM PDT with 467 Recommends
The quoted headline of this diary is not coming from your typical gloom and doom economic pundit unless, of course, you place Paul Volcker in that category. In fact, hard-hitting--if not ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 810 comments on Sat Jun 05, 2010 at 11:07 PM PDT with 458 Recommends
I don't know about others reading this post, but as far as I'm concerned, I'm sick and tired of the litany of self-styled "faux centrists," economic cheerleaders and corporatist wingers that ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 390 comments on Fri Dec 17, 2010 at 02:59 AM PST with 456 Recommends
…Under the best of conditions, we will endure a Long Slump. If we respond incorrectly, as we have been, the Long Slump will last even longer, and the parallel with the Depression ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 317 comments on Tue Dec 13, 2011 at 11:26 PM PST with 453 Recommends
In Monday’s NY Times, the paper's editors call out the administration and Congress on their "triumph of bad policy and craven politics," concerning job creation. Meanwhile, Warren Buffett ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 244 comments on Sun Aug 14, 2011 at 09:22 PM PDT with 439 Recommends
Gotta’ love me some Krugman, today! [http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/07/opinion/krugman-confronting-the-malefactors.html Confronting the Malefactors] Paul Krugman NY Times October 7, ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 168 comments on Fri Oct 07, 2011 at 12:00 AM PDT with 437 Recommends
For the second time in four days, another powerful piece of journalistic analysis from Binyamin Appelbaum provides us with the lead story in the latest edition of the New York Times: “[http://www....
by bobswern
Comment Count 453 comments on Wed Aug 17, 2011 at 02:51 AM PDT with 433 Recommends
Hindsight is 20/20. (And, what we're seeing, clearly, in the rearview mirror is pretty damn ugly.) We live in a nation bursting at the seams with fraud. For the purposes of this diary, I'...
by bobswern
Comment Count 261 comments on Sun May 02, 2010 at 06:26 AM PDT with 428 Recommends
Aside from wondering what the hell the Federal Reserve's done with the entire net worth--and then some--of the United States, there's no longer any need (or, at least, not nearly as much of a need) ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 399 comments on Sat Oct 03, 2009 at 06:35 PM PDT with 422 Recommends
Tonight, as usual, a quick review of a handful of articles reminds us--it seems we're "reminded" almost every day, of late--of where we are, economically, and how we got here. Among others, this ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 188 comments on Thu Jul 08, 2010 at 09:01 PM PDT with 416 Recommends
Continuing along the macro themes of many of my diaries over the past 2-1/2 years, and specifically with regard to my diary from yesterday, "[http://www.dailykos.com/story/2010/5/21/868532/-Krugman%...
by bobswern
Comment Count 492 comments on Sat May 22, 2010 at 05:50 PM PDT with 410 Recommends
Since September 2008, it seems as if there's been a never-ending stream of status quo transgressions against Main Street that have come to light. Both in the MSM and the blogosphere--these days, as ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 536 comments on Wed Oct 13, 2010 at 04:08 PM PDT with 388 Recommends
When you're what some refer to as an economic "gloom and doomer" -- and reality morphs you into a Cassandra -- one of the very few things which others cannot accuse you of being is a Monday ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 486 comments on Tue Jul 27, 2010 at 10:21 PM PDT with 376 Recommends