Geithner’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Bank Plan


Erik Kain

Erik writes about video games at Forbes and politics at Mother Jones. He's the contributor of The League though he hasn't written much here lately. He can be found occasionally composing 140 character cultural analysis on Twitter.

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7 Responses

  1. Avatar Dave says:

    I’m trying to get something going on this. More to come…Report

  2. Avatar Freddie says:

    I’m really not going to enjoy the era of everybody hating every plan, nobody having a better idea.Report

  3. Avatar Jaybird says:

    Is “there ain’t no such thing as ‘too big to fail'” a plan?Report

  4. Avatar E.D. Kain says:

    I think there are a number of alternatives out there being proposed, Freddie. The problem as I see it is we’re making giant steps toward unknown consequences and risking a great deal in our hurry. I think a better move would be to act confidently and move with caution.Report

  5. Avatar Bob says:

    Freddie, it’s not hating every plan since as I best I can tell we have but one – taxpayers backing 95% of Pimco or Blackrock’s or whoever investments. Sweet! Capitalism rocks but for those occasions when socialism rocks.Report