Too big to fail: feudalism, socialism and other demons of capitalism


(From my examiner.com column)There is a lot of talk these days about how the $700 billion bank bailout that passed in 2008 was a step toward socialism, that we were effectively nationalizing the banks. The "big bad" government would own our savings and our mortgages. In fact, at the end of last year, according to… Continue reading Too big to fail: feudalism, socialism and other demons of capitalism

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The Last Money Grab


Wall Street and Main Street Lay Siege to Easy StreetBest not to get stuck on Easy Street in these economic times.It may seem oxymoronic to think of Easy Street and Wall Street as developments on the opposite sides of an economic rift, but that is just what is being created with this economic earthquake. While… Continue reading The Last Money Grab