The Candidates Have Economic Plans, But Only One Is Kid-Approved

  • Barack Obama's economic plan is out and it has: $3,000 tax credit to businesses for hiring new people; penalty-free access to your retirement savings; the elimination of taxes on unemployment benefits; more money for automakers (of course); and a 90-day moratorium on foreclosures. Like Kix, it's kid-tested and…
  • » 10/14/08 6:30pm 10/14/08 6:30pm

Righteously Insulted At Republican Slurs And Unrighteous Rage

  • Remember Oliver Clark? He asked a question at Tuesday's debate on the economy and John McCain told him he "probably" hadn't ever heard of Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac. Well, it turns out he has a B.A. in PoliSci, a Masters in Legal Studies, and is in the midst of a Masters in Public Administration. So, he'd heard of…
  • » 10/09/08 6:40pm 10/09/08 6:40pm

John McCain Doesn't Need To Debate Or Help, He Just Needs To Be…

John McCain may or may not debate Barack Obama tonight, but he will definitely continue giving press conferences, "not" campaigning and not be helpful in those bailout negotiations he helped scuttle yesterday. Yes, in the same way that his definition of maverick appears to be " someone that doesn't consider the… » 9/26/08 10:00am 9/26/08 10:00am

It's One Of Those Days For Everyone, Random Wall Street Guy

  • The Dow lost about another 450 points today even though the federal government has decided to buy out (read: nationalize) anything they need to to keep out economy from collapsing. [Washington Post]
  • Speaking of, Morgan Stanley might merge with Wachovia, which would make Goldman Sachs the only remaining stand-alone…
  • » 9/17/08 6:30pm 9/17/08 6:30pm