October Surprise? Hey, it’s still September.
And, perhaps unintended by Kkkarl Rove, this financial melt down might just be the “big one” that shakes off the last 20 percent or so of morons that still believe in the myth of the conservative republican government being the cure-all fix-all for America.
How did this economic disaster manage to flounder to the surface from the depths of nowhere? The easy and simple answer is that it didn’t just sneak up on the modern world unannounced, warning signs were everywhere if one chose to see them, and ignore Bush’s statements about our very sound economy.
Warren Buffet saw it coming at least a year ago and took steps to keep his money, eh… Buffered.
The funniest, in a really sad way, comment so far was made yesterday by Ben Bernanke, when the Los
Angeles Times quoted him:
“…. I believe that if the credit markets are not functioning that jobs will be lost, the unemployment rate will rise, more houses will be foreclosed upon….”.
Well here’s a news flash and some basics for you Mr. Bernanke….. The foreclosure rate is already at an all time high, and jobs have already been lost in record numbers. And yes, whenever jobs are lost the unemployment rate will rise, that’s not exactly rocket science there Benny.
More to write when I calm down, I don’t want that throbbing vein in my forehead to splatter blood all over my clean carpet. Check back later today.
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