Tag Archives: wall street

The Big Short (The Book The Movie is Based On) by Michael Lewis (Reviewed)

After seeing the theatrical version twice I decided to read Michael Lewis’ superb non-fiction account of governmental/and/corporate greed run-amok that just nearly devastated our national economy back in 2007/2008.  After reading the book, I saw the movie another two times- hey, it’s been playing at the $3 theater for a couple weeks, so it’s been easy! Having read The Big… Read more »

Bail-Out Rejection by House: The Right Thing To Do

      1 Comment on Bail-Out Rejection by House: The Right Thing To Do

So today the House voted down the Bail-Out proposal.  Over 90 Democrats and over 90 Republicans voted against the bill.  It was shocking.  It was comforting.  It was the right thing to do.         It was shocking because everyone had just about assumed the vote would be a mere formality, sending it on to the Senate.  The… Read more »