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Paulson – The Man With The Plan

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Man With Plan

Man With Plan

After nationalizing Fannie and Freddie, then letting Lehman Brothers die for no apparent reason, then bailing out AIG to the tune of $85 billion (now around $150 billion but who’s counting), Hank Paulson sat back to watch the credit markets unfreeze. But instead they just froze up some more.

Hank was totally bummed. “This job totally sucks”.

“The credit freeze just keeps on freezing”, he said to his posse of former Goldman Sachs hacks. “What the frick do I do?”

“You need one big plan”, said Neel Cash and Carry, “not just a whole bunch of little plans stuck together”. Hank nodded furiously. “Yes, yes, that’s right”. After scribbling a few notes on the back of a dry cleaning bill he looked up. “I’ve got it”. Read the rest of this entry »


Written by coolrebel

November 12, 2008 at 11:18 pm

Undoing The Damage – Bushwhacking 1.0

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If you want to show the world you’re in charge and working hard without awkward press conferences that mean very little then…

This is how it’s done.

Unlike the slightly nonsensical symbolism of the “Economic Bigshot” press conference that Obama gave on Friday afternoon, the more studied release of information about his long-time preparations to reverse Bush’s idiot executive orders on key environmental and other issues is the way to go.

The best thing about an Obama administration is likely to be the return of reason to the White House. It’s refreshing that good sense will prevail once more.

Written by coolrebel

November 9, 2008 at 5:41 am