Bailout 101 (or how to mismarket a bill)

As I’m sure you’re all aware, the House of Representatives voted down the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (H.R. 3997) today. People have no idea how screwed we are if the EESA 2008 doesn’t get passed. “Bailout” was the worst marketing technique anyone could have chosen. The plan is not a taxpayer bailout of […]

Bailout fails in House.

This nation’s economy is fucked … Republicans created this mess, Republicans came up with a solution to this mess, and yet Republicans are refusing to fix this mess, even though almost every thing the members of the House that revolted asked for was included in the bill being presented and voted. What are they thinking? […]