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Entries by Jim Randel from 10/2008

Anger in the Streets

| Posted 10.01.2008 | Business

As to the anger toward Wall Street, I certainly understand it. As to anger toward those who are in housing trouble, I have a different point of view.

Where is Ron Popeil When You Need Him?

| Posted 10.02.2008 | Business

What amazes me is that the brightest of minds have no skill set at all explaining or marketing their bailout position to the public. I propose Ron Popeil, who convinced millions to buy Veg-o-matics.

TRY THIS TRUE-FALSE TEST

| Posted 10.03.2008 | Business

In my last post, I whined that no one in government was doing an adequate job of educating the public about the arguments for and against the bailout ...

NOW THE FUN BEGINS: IMPOSSIBLE CONFLICTS?

| Posted 10.04.2008 | Business

As most expected, the bailout provision did pass and is now law. And now the fun begins as our government is about to engage in an outsourcing binge ...

TERMINOLOGY OF THE BAILOUT CRISIS

| Posted 10.05.2008 | Business

It seems that every significant event in history leads to a new vocabulary - new words or, old words and phrases used in new ways. The last year has ...

Why Alan Greenspan Missed the Boat

| Posted 10.24.2008 | Business

Greenspan, like so many in Washington, lived in a bubble and was completely disconnected from the activities of real humans. Greenspan's reliance on statistics and flow charts was just not telling him the truth.