Monthly Archives: February 2009

Bobby Jindal

Bobby Jindal gave the Republican response to the President. His speech sounded much better on paper. That is the worst delivery of a speech at the national level I have seen (even if you include John McCain’s green screen speech). … Continue reading

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“In Our Time”

President Obama delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress tonight. It was a speech for our times. There is one sentence from this speech that may not get much press coverage. But it literally means the world … Continue reading

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Magic Realism Of The Day

I was thrilled to see “Slumdog Millionaire” win big at the Oscars last night. Although the movie received the Best Picture award, it is not without its critics – especially Indian ones. One such critic is Salman Rushdie. He was … Continue reading

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Moral Hazard On Wall Street

White House spokesman Robert Gibbs went after Rick Santelli of CNBC during today’s White House Press Briefing. He was responding to Santelli’s on-air rant yesterday from the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade. Santelli was mocking Obama’s mortgage plan … Continue reading

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A Disappointing Financial Stability “Plan”

Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner announced the Obama administration’s financial rescue plan yesterday. The Administration calls this the “Financial Stability Plan.” The “Plan” has Paul Krugman confused. Krugman refers to it as “The Rorschach Plan.” Krugman says “It’s really not clear … Continue reading

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