Today’s exercise is cognitive dissonance and ideological foolishness:

Financial Crisis Primer

Category: Bailouts, Think Tank

Please use the comments to demonstrate your own ignorance, unfamiliarity with empirical data and lack of respect for scientific knowledge. Be sure to create straw men and argue against things I have neither said nor implied. If you could repeat previously discredited memes or steer the conversation into irrelevant, off topic discussions, it would be appreciated. Lastly, kindly forgo all civility in your discourse . . . you are, after all, anonymous.

7 Responses to “REPUBLICAN COMMISSIONERS ON THE FINANCIAL CRISIS INQUIRY COMMISSION FINANCIAL CRISIS PRIMER QUESTIONS AND A NSWERS ON THE CAUSES OF THE FINANCIAL CRISIS”

  1. ByteMe says:

    The “Meme of the Day” on FOX, I’m sure. And they’ll report it as “the rest of the commission wasn’t going to produce a fair and balanced look at the crisis” (um, ahem, because the rest of the committee refused to excise the words “derivative” and “deregulation” from the final report).

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  3. MakingtheDrop says:

    Scary. Sad. Telling. The Emperor has no Clothes.

  4. sir magneto says:

    thanks, I needed a good laugh!

  5. cthwaites says:

    So that’s it…four pages of “whoops….no biggie….not really anyone’s fault”

    Housing bubble didn’t cause the financial crisis (p ii)…leverage and mismatch [did] (p5) and no one expected the market to turn down.

    Eh? WTF do these people think? Is it me or are these guys ever so slightly delusional?

  6. DisparityFlux says:

    I hear Dutch tulips are going to be the next big thing.