Friday, March 13, 2009 • 1:52 am
What does it say about our country that we have to hear the cold and hard truth from a comedian? Check out the video below as comedian Jon Stewart of the Daily Show interviews and exposes Jim Cramer – the self hyped investment and financial guru.
We are going through a painfully historic economic crisis and recession. It’s repercussions will be felt for years or at least, I suspect that’s the case. Things may never be the same – and maybe that’s good. Why? I’m no economics sage but something is clearly broken.
We’ve sought wisdom and guidance from our politcians, national leaders, and powerful CEOs and all we’ve had thus far are lots of finger pointing, bailout packages, and [insert thoughts here]. Well, we’ve finally heard something accurate and prophetic from our comedic “fool”:
“It’s not a f**in’ game…” Read the rest of this entry »
Filed under: , bailout, finances, jim cramer, jon stewart, wall street
Saturday, October 4, 2008 • 1:15 am
After doing some more reading and research, I concluded the bailout was not not a good idea. But when you propagate fear into people and the system, everyone does what people normally do: they [both individuals and lending institutions] look out for #1. And for that reason, while I didn’t support the bailout, I acknowledged it was necessary…to alleviate the fear and anxiety.
What do you think of this bailout? Were you in support or against?
But, I hope folks realize the problems are bigger than this bailout. Who will bail out the corruption and greed of our country…of our hearts?
But to reconcile any anger, frustration, or anxiety you may have, I give you this video of a U2 song [ONE] that will bring great joy and harmony to your heart. This cover comes to us through the friendly people of BoA [Bank of Abuse] Read the rest of this entry »
Filed under: entertainment, politics, bailout, financial bailout