Ms. Bachmann Goes to Washington (She’s No James Stewart)

Michelle Bachmann discovers the Constitution. It’s not pretty....

F*ck Me with a Freshly Sharpened Pitchfork.

On today’s episode of Fareed Zakaria GPS, an ‘expert panel’ was convened to discuss ‘populist’ outrage in the wake of AIG and other recent scandals related to the global economic crisis. Via email, I bet Sarah a dinner at IHOP (because we be keepin’ it real like that in this economy) that the ‘expert panel’...

Will AIG bonuses derail economic recovery?

Obama gave financial insurer AIG a massive tongue-lashing on Monday, after it was reported the flailing company distributed $165 million in bonuses to derivative traders as part of its “retention program.” Then, on Tuesday, came the smack down — a pledge from the administration that it would do all it could...

Where’s the bottom?

[Click the image to enlarge it.] That graph shows some perspective. And here’s some reality: As we all know, yesterday the stock market took anther slide.  I usually hate Associated Press articles because they rarely explain the news well, but yesterday’s short AP piece was, like that graph, a...

Another One Goes Under

AIG, one of the country’s largest insurance corporations, found itself on the chopping block, spared at the eleventh hour by an $85 Billion bailout courtesy, well, you.  This is awesome because not only do I get the opportunity to point out that John McCain is wrong again, but also I get to put on...