Bacevich: The Limits of Power

Is an imperial presidency destroying what America stands for?

Moyers sits down with history and international relations expert and
former US Army Colonel Andrew J. Bacevich who identifies three major
problems facing our democracy: the crises of economy, government and
militarism, and calls for a redefinition of the American way of life.


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Category: Economy, Politics, Video

All the Kings Horses and All the Kings Men . . .

  Humpty Dumpty sat on a Wall Humpty Dumpty had a great fall All the King’s horses, and all the king’s men Didn’t bankrupt the country and devaluate the currency putting the shifty bastard together again. -Church

Category: Markets

Yes, Virginia, this is a crash

Category: Markets, Trading

House Votes Down Bailout Bill; Dow Down 716

Category: Bailouts, Markets, Trading

Ron Paul on the Bailout

Ron Paul schools the rest of the House on the Bailout bill

September 29, 2008 C-SPAN 

via CSpan Junkie

Category: Bailouts, Video

Market Votes Nay on Bailout Plan; Dow Off 330

Category: Bailouts, Markets, Trading

What Lehman’s Collapse Would Have Wrought

Category: Bailouts, Credit, Derivatives, Federal Reserve, Taxes and Policy

Fed & Treasury Needs to Stop Targeting Asset Prices

Category: Bailouts, Credit, Federal Reserve, Real Estate, Taxes and Policy

James Grant in FT

Good interview in FT:

Part I

Part II

Part III

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Category: Bailouts, Video

Cablevision DNS Redirect Nonsense

Here’s the latest insanity from my internet provider, Optimum OnLine by Cable Vision: DNS Redirect. I used to just punch in “WSJ” into Safari’s URL, hit enter, and off I went. Any URL worked that way. Since last week, that now sends me to an ad-based Optimum page (powered by Google). On the Windows machine…Read More

Category: Web/Tech