I just listened to this great podcast on This American Life which ran on NPR stations this weekend.
It is called Take the Money and Run for Office.
I highly recommend it to you. Continue reading
I know this is off topic but it was too much fun to pass up. Canadian politics are never this exciting.
A federal appeals court is striking back after President Obama cautioned the Supreme Court against overturning the health care overhaul and warned that such an act would be “unprecedented.”
Guilty by association, even when the association is allegedly created by the government itself:
Merryn Somerset Webb has just posted a big-picture piece at Money Week – Why every bank will soon be a tax collector for every government everywhere. Bottom line? Financial repression is a government tool to force a broad population to hold debt that loses them money in real terms. This is outlined as the context for FATCA.
US regulators sue RBC. “You’re constantly doing things that in hindsight someone can come along and conclude differently,” says one bank analyst.