Category Archives: politics

The Bailouts of 2008 – What’s the Cost?

In a previous post, The Bail-Out – Who’s Being Bailed Out & Who’s Bailing Out!?!, the $700B government bailout of financial institutions was discussed. Unfortunately as expected, this has proven to be a fiasco. The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 was supposed to buy up distressed assets of financial institutions with the overall effect…

Crossing a Bridge With Our New President!

I’ve stayed away from the politics of this election, or at least I’ve done so in the public eye. Last evening I was planning on going to bed at my normal time. I figured that I read all about the election outcomes in the morning newspaper. That didn’t happen. I ended not going to bed…