Financial Rorschach

Well, "Helicopter" Ben Bernanke has been confirmed for a second term by the full US Senate. What a disaster. Much has been written in the past couple of months, since the Bernanke re-nomination has been slow-boiling in the Senate. Much of what's been written has focused on the indisputable fact that Bernanke was at the helm when the financial ship almost went down sixteen months ago during the...

Quote Of The Day

Seriously: what kind of an adult is incapable of restraining himself from visible gestures and verbal outbursts in the middle of someone's speech, no matter how strongly one disagrees -- let alone a robe-wearing Supreme Court Justice sitting in the U.S. Congress in the middle of a President's State of the Union address? -- Glenn Greenwald, Salon.com, on SCOTUS Justice Samuel Alito's "You Lie!"...