Submitted by williambanzai7 on 09/25/2011 - 09:25
"You measure a democracy by the freedom it gives its dissidents, not the freedom it gives its assimilated conformists."-- Abbie Hoffman [WB7: or Bankster Bailout Queens...]
Submitted by EconMatters on 09/24/2011 - 10:38
The infographic serves as a scary reminder that America is at a treacherous debt crossroad, and most signs seem to suggest that things could get even more difficult from here on out.
Submitted by testosteronepit on 09/23/2011 - 21:29
The White House is lobbying European governments to shut up and do something. No more disputes in public. The world is collapsing, and it's time to act boldly. Hank Paulson's extortion racket is back.
Submitted by EconMatters on 09/23/2011 - 15:49
Some industries just like Poker have been held back by governmental policy over the last decade. Many jobs were lost, and much more were never created, all because of failed policy on behalf of lawmakers.
Submitted by George Washington on 09/23/2011 - 10:49Volatility
Of course freedom - as envisioned by the Founding Fathers - and free markets would go a long way towards allowing normal volatility, and thus preventing Black Swan collapses ... but the Chairistan and Thought Police can't have that, now can they?
Submitted by bugs_ on 09/23/2011 - 07:36Housing Market
What is more worthless than a run-down unmaintained home that is unloved?
The answer to this question is the expected value of your social security pension!
Submitted by Reggie Middleton on 09/23/2011 - 06:21
This time really is different! Einstein has his definition of inssanity, but Middleton says the definition of a cental banker/planner is more and more borrowing & expecting solvency this time around.