Sunday, October 12, 2008

A brief primer on McCain’s role in Keating 5 and the S&L crisis

Fast-forwarding to the present debacle…on March 25, 2008 McCain recommended [begins at 10:52 in video] even MORE deregulation to address the current subprime meltdown, while his key advisor, Phil Gramm says this is merely a “mental recession”…

Secessionists started our (so far only) Civil War: Who’s the traitor?

And, she wants to know: What's in it for Alaskans?

Country first? Who are they trying to kid?

Where the $700,000,000,000 will go

Saturday, October 11, 2008

We should be surprised?

Look at the plot for 37 years, and tell me that recent Wall Street activity and plummeting Dow Jones Industrial Averages should be considered unusual or unexpected, because I sure don't see it that way.

Graphs of "most recent data" are a composite Dow Jones Industrial Averages derived from Wall Street Journal ( on October 9, 2008; note that the values on Y-axis are not constant.

Unfit for command