It's not the government's job to make stocks go up. It's their job to ensure stability and confidence to counter the fear and panic now so prevalent all over the world. Markets will find their own equilibrium when that happens.
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The right and Republicans have found an enemy far more terrifying than terrorism. It's insidious. It's dangerous. It's un-American. It's, it's nationalization! Oh, the horror!
Let's not lose sight of the fact that, like Cheney, these political and business leaders all think they know what they are doing.
It is not the "government" that hands out these bailout packages and money for projects. We must recognize that government has no money that isn't ours.
The meeting today between Bush, McCain and Obama has me thinking back to the most famous meeting among three political leaders in U.S. history.
Alexander Hamilton was no less ambitious than Ryan Seacrest, but to Hamilton and the other Founding Fathers, fame was different then from what it is now.
Michael Cera, winsome young star of Juno and Superbad, recently stretched his acting muscles by portraying a famous bewigged figure from American hist...
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