Category Archives: Masters of the Universe On Crack

A Tale of Two Journals

For Christmas 2008, my right-wing dad-in-law got me a subscription to the Wall Street Journal.  I guess he figured that since I had been laid off, I could benefit from the wisdom of the Masters of The Universe to help … Continue reading

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You Fucked It Up, cont’d.

Following up on my post from yesterday, I noticed that Digby at Hullabaloo posted a great answer to the rhetorical question, “Why the fuck aren’t any of those motherfuckers in jail?” So I’m listening to Andrea Mitchell and Jim Cramer … Continue reading

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You Fucked It Up

Worries over fast-tracked foreclosures send bank stocks plummeting Stocks of major banks declined sharply Thursday amid concern that widespread corner-cutting in the foreclosure process could saddle the financial system with a costly and paralyzing mess. The sell-off was one of … Continue reading

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The Great Disconnect

Headline in today’s Wall Street Journal: Democratic Seats Vulnerable on Jobs Duh. Michelle Rena Jones cheered when candidates Barack Obama and Joe Biden visited south-central Michigan in 2008. She supported Mr. Obama that November along with a slate of Democrats, … Continue reading

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The 401(k) Scam

Commenter StringonaStick, who has some expertise on the subject, explains it all for you: What I really want to rant about though is what a cynical, hollow promise the whole rise of the 401(k) thing is/was. One of my careers … Continue reading

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