Posts filed under “Humor”
A must see episode of BBC World’s The Oracle with Max Keiser. Along with guests Jim Rogers and Michael Hudson, Keiser discusses angry bailout losers in the US; a ‘monetary Stalingrad’ in Eastern Europe; and whether Swiss banking can survive without tax cheats and money launderers.
The Oracle with Max Keiser Guests: Michael Hudson and Alfredo Vallabao Topics: Bailouts and China, US Treasuries
February 27, 2009
This is a sequel to a video parody I made in December 2007 entitled Wall Street Meltdown (also on YouTube) that chronicled the developing financial crisis of 2007. Redux picks up where the original left off and covers the deepening crisis in 2008.
It is scary the prophetic nature of the first video which hinted at the demise of Bear Stearns, Dick Fuld losing his job and taxpayers footing the bill for failing Wall Street investment banks well before the events ocurred. I had no idea, however, that the crisis would reach the levels it has.
L.McDuff is my pen name (actually the name of my dog).
Another Onion classic: Drawn by a strange force they could neither resist nor describe, millions of Americans reportedly dropped what they were doing Tuesday and, acting as if by instinct alone, gathered into one massive nationwide breadline. According to witnesses, citizens across the country exited their homes in near unison, leaving behind growing stacks of…Read More
There’s a full run of witty ramblings about Presidents in this month’s New Yorker. They are very much in the absurdist style of early Woody Allen (Without Feathers), but this one stuck me as the most amusing: “The first two wishes had been easy. Sure, President seemed like a reach, but George W. Bush figured…Read More