Category Archives: Wall Street vs Main Street

Was Mitt Romney channeling the 1 percenter self-pity of Leon Cooperman?

I’m actually still amazed by the boundless self-pity of the super-rich in the U.S., who continue to feel aggrieved at the president.

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(Video) Rev. Al Sharpton stages re-enactment of the hilarious Romney fundraiser quotes

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Nick Hanauer explains it all: middle class CONSUMERS are the ‘job creators’

If you caught Nick Hanauer on “Lawrence” tonight, you may be wondering, who is that guy? Well, he’s the multimillionaire tech investor who delivered the talk the TED conference found too “controversial” to post on their website. Here it is:

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Jamie Dimon to Senate Republicans: ‘now THIS is more like it!”

Wonkette nails it.

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Ignore the Beltway on Bain

I’m not in the business of dispensing political advice, not least to the president of the United States. But the Beltway wisdom on the Bain attacks, including the “wisdom” being dispensed by Democrats, from Cory Booker to former President Bill … Continue reading

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What Eduardo Saverin owes America

Farhad Manjoo nails it.

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In which I attempt to debate this guy from the American Spectator (and a tea party guy)

… on the Kudlow Report. You just kind of have to watch it for yourself.

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Today’s Herald column: JP Morgan’s helpful reminder

Because how quickly we forget…

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Dimonfreude

I didn’t make that term up, though I wish I had. But I can tell you a lot of people have it. Bad, after JP Morgan Chase honcho Jamie Dimons steps in it, big time.

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Obama and Wall Street: an awkward relationship

The New York Times tees up a fascinating look at the delicate, awkward dance between WLl Street and a president they hate, but who they also fear, because the believe he is likely going to be re-elected.

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