Greenwald: Right-Wing Hypocrisy is “healthy”

After surveying some of the right-wing opposition to the $700 billion Paulson bail-out (and acidly noting that such sentiments from these quarters are unfortunately “vital for having any meaningful chance to stop [the Paulson plan]” thanks to the sorry record during the Bush years of craven Democrats in...

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...

Positive Thinking and the Looming Recession

Norman Vincent Peale has a lot to answer for. His gospel – that the “power of positive thinking” overcomes all obstacles – infected the executive and investor class in the 50’s and was magnified by the conservative corporatocracy for the next 50 years. They institutionalized it...