Tag Archive | "economic crisis"

PunditMom’s Spin Cycle Thursday — Sarah Palin Hates Us & More Confirmation Hearings

Thursday, January 15, 2009

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Lots of good stuff this morning! Sarah Palin is getting testier in an interview with Esquire magazine about those of us she calls “bored, anonymous, pathetic bloggers who lie.” Just when you thought you were out, she pulls you back …

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I Guess I Have a Valid Point

Monday, December 15, 2008

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Two months ago, I was wondering here and at The Huffington Post what would have happened if a really smart woman on the economic and securities front had been listened to and hadn’t been railroaded by “the guys.” Today, I …

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Who’s More Worried About the Economy — Barack Obama or You?

Friday, December 12, 2008

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Up until the last couple of days, I was sure that the economy and its sad, sad shape occupied the top spot on Barack Obama’s worry list as President-elect. That pesky Illinois Governor seems to have knocked Obama off-message and …

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Going into Debt for Obama?

Sunday, December 7, 2008

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Barack Obama seems to be working overtime to come up with a plan to keep our economy from completely going in the tank. He’s given speeches talking about how it’s not going to be easy and that we’ll all need …

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PunditMom’s ‘Time to Get the Tree’ Quick Hits!

Saturday, December 6, 2008

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If we’re going to get the Christmas tree, this weekend seems to be the time, thought Mr. PunditMom isn’t so excited about schlepping it into the house. While we’re out doing that, here are a few things to ponder as …

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Big Three Automakers vs. My Parents

Thursday, December 4, 2008

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Dear Congress, Have I got a deal for you! The CEOs of the big three automakers keep asking for billions of dollars in handouts and “emergency bridge loans” from you, well, actually from me and about 300 million others like …

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Wednesday Quick Hits — Say WHAT?!

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

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Just when I think I can’t write anymore about the sexist attitudes that pervade our world, someone else surprises me with something I can’t let go. Check out the comments made by Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell about Homeland Security Secretary-designate …

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How I Know We’re in for a Rough Economic Ride

Sunday, November 30, 2008

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I’m not an economist, and I don’t play one on TV. But regardless of what the likes of Senator Saxby Chambliss and George Will have to say, it’s clear we are still on a downward trend with the economy, and …

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Citigroup Bailout — Think Lobbyists Had Anything to do With It?

Monday, November 24, 2008

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One question that keeps getting asked, but really hasn’t been answered has been, ” If the government is so willing to bail-out Wall Street, where is the help for Main Street?” I think the problem is that Main Street doesn’t …

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PunditMom’s Monday Morning Quick Hits — Economy & More

Monday, November 24, 2008

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Another weekend, another bailout. Did you see this one coming with Citigroup? Barack Obama’s economic team gets announced today at noon. Howard Kurtz apparently has a thing for Michelle Obama’s arms. You thought I was crazy raising the specter …

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Hangin’ with the MOMocrats!

Thursday, November 13, 2008

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Looking for me? I’m over at MOMocrats today with some thoughts on the Big Three automakers. Can you say ‘stupid and shortsighted?’ Yeah, I said it — stupidity and shortsightedness. What else can you say about companies who have put …

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PunditMom Says Go Read This: Will Democrats Kill Your 401(k)?

Thursday, October 23, 2008

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The short answer is, “NO!” Karoli at Bang the Drum has written a great post on why you shouldn’t listen to this line from the GOP: … if you follow news about 401k plans, you might find some pretty scary …

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