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AIG, those MFers…..

Tuesday, October 7, 2008 22:28

In case you didn’t know AIG just dropped over $440,000 for a retreat to the St. Regis.  AIG claims the retreat was to reward to sales performers and have the executives who needed to be there to lead discussions (3).  Here is a breakdown of some of their spending: $200,000 for ...

What the Candidates are Saying about the Credit Crisis

Thursday, October 2, 2008 7:49

Both of these speeches were given yesterday and show the candidates featuring their rhetoric Obama McCain Let me know your thoughts. -ep

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Why we Need the Bailout

Wednesday, October 1, 2008 2:09

First I want to recognize Chris for all of the research he put into this post, thank you. I also want to thank LaterSkater for your forwards and and a preemptive thank you for helping me not to assault the English language with my grammar. I think there are a ...

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John Stewart Reviews the Failure of the Bailout Bill

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 22:18

Man I love this show....

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Pelosi Hurts Republican Feelings, Causes Bailout to Go Down

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 8:03

The bailout went to the floor of the House yesterday because both sides felt they would have enough votes for the bill to squeak by. Right before the vote Nanci Pelosi gave this speech:...

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Sarah, Sarah

Monday, September 29, 2008 20:32

In case you haven't seen them yet, below are Sarah Palin's interviews with Katie Couric.  The last video is one that didn't air until Saturday night, right before Saturday Night Live, weird. While you are watching these,  please realize that this woman could be one run-away melanoma from being President of ...

Republicans try to save economy by kicking it in the nuts

Monday, September 29, 2008 1:32

Update:  Here is a link that breaks down how everybody voted: (thank you LaterSkater) Pulling a page from the Democrats playbook circa 2000-2006 , Republicans seem unorganized, lacking leadership and generally inept when it comes to trying to get something passed to help the economy.  In doing so it led ...

Why are we in this Financial Crisis?

Friday, September 26, 2008 15:14

Update 3/15: I just added this video to the top of the post which I feel does a good job giving an overview of the Credit Crisis. ...

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Bush Explains the Financial Crisis

Friday, September 26, 2008 15:12

Bush begins the explanation at about the 2:40 mark. I don't know about you but I feel much better now....