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Today’s FT is Looking Like ‘Atlas Shugged’

by French Caldwell  |  April 28, 2009  |  Comments Off

US to take majority GM stake. Doesn’t it feel weird for the U.S. federal government to take over an automobile manufacturer?  The assumption here is that bankruptcy of GM is a greater economic systemic risk than the economy can handle right now.  There is not a lot of trust in the economy right now. I [...]

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A Scary Thought for Facebook’rs — Taxes

by French Caldwell  |  April 10, 2009  |  1 Comment

Wow — Facebook hit 200 million users this week — that’s more people than were living in the U.S. when I was born!  As an inside-the-beltway guy, I’ve had a lot of scary thoughts (scary for other people, not me) about the implications of social networking for government.  Some pundits are predicting the fall of [...]

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