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At the corner of uncertainty and anger

Mar 16, 2009
It feels like we've reached an important crossroads in the economic recovery. Many people are fed up with the bailouts of companies like AIG. The...
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Looting the taxpayer

Mar 11, 2009
In the latest iteration of the government's plan to save the financial system, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner says the government will give money...
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We don't want your stinkin' money

Mar 9, 2009
An angry backlash is brewing at the country's smaller, healthier banks. At least two banks, Minnesota's TCF and Louisiana's Iberiabank, have...
Posted In: bailout, Banks, TARP

I can't see the transparency

Mar 6, 2009
A few weeks ago, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner unveiled the Financial Stability plan, the next phase of government intervention into the...
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AIG makes me angry too

Mar 4, 2009
The more I read and think about AIG, the closer I get to having a conniption. Even Bernanke said it yesterday: nothing makes him angrier than the...
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Dracula, the insurance company

Mar 3, 2009
I felt like I was watching a bad horror movie this morning as Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke testified before Congress. Bernanke said the government...
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Burning down the house

Mar 2, 2009
Q: What happens to money when you throw it into a fire? A: The same thing that happens when you give it to AIG. Today's 4th bailout of the...
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Just take your clients to Putt-Putt

Feb 25, 2009
Now that Northern Bank's been busted for hosting a golf tournament, the other bank lemmings are lining up to do their part. Today, Morgan Stanley...
Posted In: bailout, Banks, TARP

Gotta have more bailout!

Feb 19, 2009
Remember the Saturday Night Live sketch with Will Farrell and Christopher Walken? Walken plays a famous record producer, and he keeps telling band...
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