“A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly.”—Specialization is for insects. –Robert Heinlein
“I’ve been wrong to advocate hedging the bailout bill with conditions; we should just say “NO”. We can take a fraction of the $700 billion dollars we save and use it for specific anti-recession measures. Let’s start rebuilding our power grid; fix some bridges; maybe even help some homeowners with their mortgages where warranted. But no bailout for Wall Street; none.”—
My friend Tom has changed his mind. I think many americans are doing the same.
Luckily, our own Jim Cramer’s here to lend today’s developments a much needed dose of sanity and perspective. And, when we return, Chriss Angel, Dr. Phil, and Flavor Flav join host, Corey Feldman, for a lively discussion of macroeconomics, fluid dynamics, plus 11 surprising new places where hot chicks tell us they love to tan.