Tuesday, December 30, 2008

George W. Bust: Add Up the Damage by Bob Herbert

Here's a great quote about George Bush from Bob Herbert's column Add Up the Damage in today's New York Times,
This is the man who gave us the war in Iraq and Guantánamo and torture and rendition; who turned the Clinton economy and the budget surplus into fool’s gold; who dithered while New Orleans drowned; who trampled our civil liberties at home and ruined our reputation abroad; who let Dick Cheney run hog wild and thought Brownie was doing a heckuva job.
The column delves into more detail, as if we didn't know...

Sunday, December 14, 2008

The End of Wall Street's Boom

Here's a great article from Portfolio magazine on the end of the Wall Street boom by Michael Lewis. He wrote the book Liar's Poker in 1989 about his experiences on Wall Street (later made into a movie). The new article is a great explanation of what has been going on.