Archive for the ‘Financial Meltdown’ Category

The 2008 Financial Crisis in a Picture

April 25, 2011 by Keyser Söze | No Comments | Filed in Economic Crisis, Financial Meltdown, Photography

If anyone’s curious, prostate the guy in the reflection is Ludwig van Mises saying, “I toldja so. But does anyone ever listen? Nooooo.”

Blowing Bubbles: FHA/Trump Edition

August 15, 2010 by Keyser Söze | 2 Comments | Filed in Bad Idea of the Day, Bernanke, Economic Crisis, Economics, Federal Reserve, Financial Meltdown, Geithner, Madness, Socialism, Some People Never Learn

It’s not getting too much play, check but since Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have their hands (but not their pockets!) pretty much full financing 90% of the mortgages in the US these days, cialis the FHA is stepping in to help out. Basically, the Keynesian (read Bernankian/Geithnerian) solution to the bursting in 2007 of […]

Know Thy Enemy: Federal Reserve Edition

August 9, 2010 by Keyser Söze | 3 Comments | Filed in Bad Idea of the Day, Bernanke, Depression, Economic Crisis, Economics, Financial Meltdown, Geithner, Good Idea of the Day

Keyser’s been a bit mum on economic topics recently. It’s not that he hasn’t been paying attention. Far from it. But there isn’t much news in this analysis. Basically, sickness the Fed and the US Treasury have spent trillions of dollars that don’t signify anything real, rx and this “money” has resulted in a lot […]

Ya Think?: “Poisonous” AIG Rescue Edition

June 11, 2010 by Keyser Söze | No Comments | Filed in AIG, Bernanke, Citigroup, Do It Yourself, Financial Meltdown, Geithner, Goldman Sachs, Home improvment, How Dumb Can You Be?, Humor

The genii on the Congressional What the Fuck Went Wrong Commission have had enough of their canoodling and have come to this conclusion: American International Group Inc.’s bailout had a “poisonous” effect on the U.S. financial system because it demonstrated the government would protect Wall Street firms from their own risk-taking, clinic said a Congressional […]

Banking Madness 2.0

March 18, 2010 by Keyser Söze | No Comments | Filed in Bad Idea of the Day, Banking Crisis, Bernanke, Citigroup, Financial Meltdown, Goldman Sachs, How Dumb Can You Be?

These days, buy cialis Keyser’s been interested in the period of “national currency” (1863-1935). This banking regime was set up during the Civil War for reasons not worth going into here. In connection with Jacksonian concerns about banking monopolies and a consequent desire to allow “free banking” (meaning anybody could set up a bank without […]

What Did You Say, Asshole?: AIG Edition

March 4, 2010 by Keyser Söze | 4 Comments | Filed in AIG, Financial Meltdown, Fraud, Fuck You, Fury, Geithner, Goldman Sachs, Greed is not Good

Keyser’s been pretty tolerant of the massive payoff going on with the “financial” industry these days. (Though when did “financial” become a synonym for “massively fraudulent”?) But God’s blood, there this takes the cake (as in Marie Antoinette’s), click and is more than a normally restrained Pannonian can endure: During the national furor that erupted […]

Potemkin Village 2.0

March 4, 2010 by Keyser Söze | 6 Comments | Filed in Credulity, Do It Yourself, Economic Crisis, Financial Meltdown

So, sildenafil everyone knows what a Potemkin village is, thumb right? Gregory Potemkin (the guy they named the ill-fated battleship after) was a minister of Catherine the Great (the woman they named the wheel after), decease and when she was going to visit some new conquests in the south, he conjured up the image of […]

95% Done with *What*??: Federal Reserve Edition

February 12, 2010 by Keyser Söze | No Comments | Filed in Amazing, Bad Idea of the Day, Bernanke, Citigroup, Economic Crisis, Financial Meltdown, Goldman Sachs, How Dumb Can You Be?

Keyser was astonished to come across this little gem of monumental proportions noted as if it’s as significant as the weather report: The Fed purchased a net total of $12 billion of agency-backed MBS through the week of February 3, pharm bringing its total purchases up to $1.177 trillion, and by the end of the […]

Why Obama’s No Populist Re Bankers

February 11, 2010 by Keyser Söze | No Comments | Filed in Citigroup, Economic Crisis, Fat Toad Frank, Financial Meltdown, Goldman Sachs, President Barry, Ugly Idea of the Day, We're Doomed

Keyser’s reading the book After the Fall: Saving Capitalism from Wall Street – And Washington, click and one thing that strikes him is the extent to which the upshot of the recklessness engendered by explicit and implicit government “backstopping” of banking losses is that all the bigs banks are now privately-owned quasi-public institutions like Fannie […]

So How Come the Banks Are Doing Okay?: ‘Cause They’ve Parked Their Losses in the Fed Edition

January 31, 2010 by Keyser Söze | 2 Comments | Filed in Bad Idea of the Day, Bernanke, Financial Meltdown, Fraud, Geithner

Keyser used to write all the time about the economic crisis, here but recently not so much. Not because there isn’t stuff to write about, but a) he’s really busy these days, and b) the news isn’t so much “news” as the revelation of a massive, but quite, fraud. Take a look at the following […]

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