Tag Archive | Goldman Sachs

What I Learned on My Trip to Spain

I recently traveled halfway across the world to Spain and you know what I found out? They’re a lot like us, those Spaniards. Except they work half as hard and smoke twice as much as we do. You can tell it’s the crack of noon when they rise from their beds and the sound of a thousand smokers’ coughs echoes up and down the streets, heralding another day filled with delicious meals fried in rich Spanish oil.

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Violinists on the Titanic

We continue to hear that things are getting better in our economy, that the recession is finally over at the same time we’re hearing that the big banks we bailed out continue to do risky business as usual. As we hear that unemployment is improving we also see that the unemployment numbers continue to get higher. So where is the improvement coming from? The millions of dollars we are printing? I don’t think so, that’s nothing but a bucket trying to bail water out of the Titanic as it goes down.

Intermission

There you are, lifting weights, running in circles and getting ripped like Arnold Schwarzeneggar used to be before the muscle he flexed was merely political.

Finally, an end to the madness?

But since I already know what I think, and I’m in complete agreement with my opinion (cuz I’m clearly a genius), I’d like to know what you think. Do you feel, like I do, that it’s been a frustrating battle throughout my adult life to be treated fairly by credit card companies and banks?

6 Months Since My First

Six months ago I started this blog with President Obama’s Inauguration. That was a great day and I was very proud, once again, to be an American. So how do I feel now, six months later? Slightly less enthused. I have to be honest. I feel that the hope from the red, white and blue […]