Categories: "tax cuts" or "Henry Paulson"

Catfood Futures, Anyone?

December 8th, 2010
The Catfood Commission is what they call the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform over at firedoglake.com. For those too young to remember life before Medicare, catfood is what a lot of seniors ate in order to pay their medical bills.… more »

A Not-so-great Depression

January 29th, 2009
If bound and published, the stories of the early part of my parents? marriage might be titled ?Tales of the Great Depression.? Like the dreams of most people, theirs were thrown to the wind when the economy fell apart. The crash of 1929 cost… more »

Why Rent When We Could Buy?

November 25th, 2008
Now that Congress has balked at bailing out the Big Three automakers, their CEOs have all gone back to Detroit, not in a Ford Expedition or a Chevy Suburban or in a Lincoln Navigator, one of which would hold them all, but on their individual jets. Even… more »

Hank and Charlie's Excellent Adventure

September 20th, 2008
The incredible hulk otherwise known as Henry Paulson has a plan, and it?s a doozy. For a mere $500 billion (and perhaps as much as a trillion) the country can buy its way out of economic disaster. Certainly that ratchets up George W. Bush?s advice… more »