Archive for August, 2007

Subprime Mortgage Meltdown, how we got ourselves into this mess

Friday, August 17th, 2007

so, i have been watching with disgust the latest debacle to scare the global money markets. the complete meltdown of the so called “sub-prime” mortgage marketĀ  is the inevitable result of the over-extension of credit that happens when the market does really well for a long time. what happens is this: the market is booming. [...]

Why Bush’s Iraq Policy Dooms the USA to Fail

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

yesterday while driving home and listening to the local NPR station talk about the car bombings which killed more than 200 Iraqis, it dawned on me. the Bush regime has wasted possibly the most historically advantageous opportunity of our modern era. why? 1. the story starts with 9/11 , sort of. after 9/11 i know [...]

On Barry Bonds and Success at any Cost

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

well, barry bonds has done it. he has destroyed any semblance of respect he may have ever had and taken major league baseball down with him. Congratulations Barry, you are the latest jerk on the planet to prove that “how you play the game” is not what really matters. How else does one explain that [...]