This just in from NYT’s DealBook: Rescued by a Bailout, A.I.G. May Sue Its Savior The board of A.I.G. will meet on Wednesday to consider joining a $25 billion shareholder lawsuit against […]
Nota Bene #119: Think! It Ain't Illegal Yet
“My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #118: VOTE!
“I am not fit for this office and should never have been here.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #103: Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse
“To take people from the music world and give them the same kind of credibility that you give me, Morgan Freeman, Laurence Fishburne, Forest Whitaker—that’s like an aberration. I know there’s some […]
Darth Vader meets Mel Brooks
Our illustrious leadership is haggling over the super-sized bailout like it was the end of the world. My god, do you know how much money we’re talking about? Actually, i do. It’s […]
Rove lies: Fannie, Freddie caused housing bubble
Karl Rove today wrote in the Wall Street Journal that “Mythmaking is in full swing as the Bush administration prepares to leave town.” He claims that the Bush Administration tried to rein […]
Nota Bene #52
Link of the Week (as opposed to the Weakest Link) Warren Strobel, McCatchy’s Nukes & Spooks, blogging from Tehran: . . . rumors are running rife in Tehran’s huge central bazaar that […]
Nota Bene #48
Links of the Week (as opposed to the Weakest Link) Michael Lewis, Portfolio, The End: Eisman knew subprime lenders could be scumbags. What he underestimated was the total unabashed complicity of the […]
Nota Bene #47
Link of the Week (as opposed to the Weakest Link): John Heileman, New York magazine, The Next New Deal: “Personally, I think the depth of the Obama realignment is being underestimated,” says […]
Nota Bene #46
Link of the Week (as opposed to the Weakest Link): Shaun Mullen at the Moderate Voice: It is no accident that there are so many older African-Americans waiting in the long lines […]