Category Archives: U.S.

Wall Street’s Pre-Bailout Bailout

Wall Street’s Pre-Bailout Bailout

Remember the 2008 Wall Street bailout?  Poor Wall Street–if the hard working American tax payers didn’t give it billions in loans, it would have tumbled to the ground bringing us all down with it.  Doom!  Gloom!  End times!  But ….why did Wall Street need a bailout when, according to Bloomberg.com, it, and others, were already… Continue Reading

Teapubber Who Voted for The Debt Ceiling Deal Is Flogged For Her Sin

As bad as the recent debt limit blackmail deal was, for the hosts of this talk show it wasn’t enough to allow teapubber Congresswoman Renee Elmers off the hook, despite her explanation for voting the agreement out of concern about how default might adversely affect her constituency. Listen to the pounding she takes for trying… Continue Reading

Jobless In America

On Point, a Boston-based national talk program, aired on many NPR stations, is one of the best in the U.S. They aired a program this week on the toll that unemployment takes on a country and on individuals, by including two people who are currently unemployed in the conversation. It’s really worth hearing. Click here… Continue Reading