Reasons to reject re-appointment of Mr Bernanke… except for one!

It may be that a Republican has won in Massachusetts. Even so, it may be imperative to reappoint Mr Bernanke as Chairman of the US Fed Reserve because alternative candidates are worse qualified for this position. (This reeks of the old adage, "a known devil is better than an unknown angel".) Better stated... 'Better the devil you know, … Continue reading Reasons to reject re-appointment of Mr Bernanke… except for one!

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Oversight… the contradictions in its meaning just irk me!

Talk about anomalies in language, particularly in English! Even in the past, I blogged about this. Why can't people just use another word when they mean "supervision"? Under the guise of 'oversight' so much damage has been done to this country... not all of it inadvertently! Yet again, Mr Bernanke claims "lax oversight caused crisis"! … Continue reading Oversight… the contradictions in its meaning just irk me!

Till death do us part…

That is the note on which the marrying couple's vows end... oh yes, not to forget the kiss that binds both partners. But, when either one of the couple dies, the marriage "contract" ends. However, I'm now referring to debt after death, which can be akin to the kiss of death... this happy couple's story … Continue reading Till death do us part…

Bailout, fallout, lock-in, lending, up the wall, behind the scenes, rollout, slice the funds, face the grill…

Can anyone figure out what on earth is going on behind the scenes regarding the roll-out of the bailout plan before they slice the funds, lock-in or lend, or face the grill, go up the Wall, or bankroll a new loan facility... who can explain this to us, all over again, in simple parlance... whether … Continue reading Bailout, fallout, lock-in, lending, up the wall, behind the scenes, rollout, slice the funds, face the grill…