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Randi Rhodes

Entries by Randi Rhodes

Bridge Loan to Nowhere or Bridge Loan to the 21st Century?

(11) Comments | Posted November 18, 2008 | 10:31 AM

In every crisis there is opportunity. That lesson has been well-learned by all the wrong people over the past eight years.

American defense contractors like Blackwater, Triple Canopy and DynCorp made obscene profits in the chaos created by Bush, Cheney and Rumsfeld in Iraq. Imagine their armored Humvees pulling...

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Banks Rob People Twice

(57) Comments | Posted November 14, 2008 | 3:06 PM

Foreclosures are on the rise and we paid $700 Billion to make that stop. It didn't stop. Banks robbed people! TWICE!

Brainiacs and financial gurus are cautiously telling me what's gone wrong in banking, investment banking and insurance companies. They never fail to begin with "It's very complicated". When they...

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10 Things Obama Can Do ASAP

(75) Comments | Posted November 6, 2008 | 9:55 AM

President Elect Obama (smiling broadly) should do ten things as soon as possible:

1. Name his Treasury Secretary to soothe the markets. They don't like uncertainty. Doing so can act as a "stent" in the clogged arteries of credit lenders until he takes office and might save Christmas for small...

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American Superhero

(52) Comments | Posted November 4, 2008 | 9:03 AM

They'll probably never make an action packed Hollywood blockbuster about the heroes we've seen and heard about lately. But it will be hard to depict the quiet determination of everyday Americans who are making every effort they can to change the direction of this nation. Even if the movie was...

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