Saturday, September 24, 2011

"Obama should quit."

"Obama should quit."
by Paul Street
Counterpunch, Sept 24-25, 2011
Totally. Then he could speak his mind.

"Yet Suskind, without stanching the flow of his tale, is able to elucidate how it came to pass that the Reagan-through-Bush II reign of financial deregulation, along with cybernetic chicanery, defective and incomprehensible financial “products,” and banking greed unmoored from social, personal, and fiduciary responsibility, created a monstrous “debt machine” that turbocharged inequality of wealth, inflated bubbles, diverted talent and investment from making things to making bets, bilked millions on the edge to enrich thousands on the heights, and ended—if it ended—by pushing the poor, the middle class, and the real economy into the abyss."
Hendrik Hertzberg
The Book on Barack
New Yorker
a review of:
Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President
by Ron Suskind
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