Tag Archives: George Bush

Let's Not Fool Ourselves

Now that it appears a bailout deal has been struck, I feel a need to introduce a note of realism to the conversation. Last week in his Senate testimony, Fed Chairman Bernanke said the “bailout was necessary to avoid a … Continue reading

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Four More Years?

A Visualization of our Thirty Years of Profligacy.

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W;The Movie

This trailer is everywhere. Oliver Stone may have good timing after all.

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New World Order

Orn March 6, 1991, President George H.W.Bush spoke before Congress of “a new world order”, in which the resurgent American superpower (having just defeated Iraq in the Gulf War), would help remake the world in the image of America’s free … Continue reading

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What Printing Dollars Get's You

Turning on the Government money printing presses has consequences. Crude-oil futures surged more than $25 a barrel Monday as stocks fell, the dollar slid and Treasurys declined amid an investor flight out of U.S. assets. Stocks traded sharply lower, while … Continue reading

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"Show Me The Money, Georgie Boy"

  The dirty little secret to last week’s crisis is buried in a quote from Henry Paulson in this morning’s Times. “Going back a long time, maybe a year ago, Ben, as a world-class economist, said to me, ‘When you … Continue reading

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The Next America

When you see a fork in the road, take it.-Yogi Berra The events of the past week have clearly brought us to a fork in the road. At any important decision point it’s often useful to do a scenario planning … Continue reading

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Picture Worth A Thousand Words

I called him George W. Bust in February.

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Worse than Bush?

It has occurred to me that a McCain-Palin administration would be even more idealogical than Bush-Cheney. Obviously David Horsey feels the same way.

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Gunrunners

Proof that the Military Industrial Complex has a friend in George Bush need look not further than this proud statistic of Bush-Cheney accomplishment. The Department of Defense has agreed so far this fiscal year to sell or transfer more than … Continue reading

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