Sue's Daily Summaries
Are we at the brink of a new depression?
Banks have another way to finance exec pay and benefits - using life insurance that pay the bank when employee dies. They are addicted to bubble profits.
Article: U.S. May Strip SEC of Powers in Regulatory Overhaul.
Dick Cheney seems to have won. Why is he touring around? Newsweek ad. It is less likely that he is trying to pee in the jury pool, but a picture is worth a thousand words, there are some sects in Judaism and Islam that do not allow photos, and Thom's mentor Herr Müller believes they are against the first commandment - graven images. When you remember people, do you remember them as they were in real life, or do you remember a photo of them? Thom can teach kids to remember the bill of rights using imagery.
Welcome to listeners from 1080 KUDO, Anchorage, Alaska, who can now listen to Thom live and call in.
Upcoming Event: May 21 - 22 Show live from 1080 KUDO, Anchorage, Alaska. May 22 Thom will speak at the IBEW annual Progress Meeting (Western States) at the Hotel Captain Cook on Friday from 10 - 11 am (ADT).
Intel antitrust fine. Roundtable says we are going to spend whatever it can take.
Is the depression over? Economics and health care. So many stories in the Financial Times. Healthcare and the economy in the US are rigged. GM might be able to make it through without bankruptcy but for the hedge funds.
Article: Downturn bottomed out, Trichet signals. By Chris Giles, Daniel Pimlott, Ralph Atkins.
Peter B. Collins guest hosted for Thom, who has gone home for his mother's funeral. Mothers Day is coming up, but don't wait until the obligatory day, contact her now.
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai are meeting President Obama.
Thom will be off Wednesday through Friday for his mother's funeral. Peter B. Collins will be guest hosting Wednesday and Friday, and Carl Wolfson and Christine Alexander, Thom’s co-hosts at KPOJ, on Thursday.
Thursday 30 April '09 show
- The president's press conference last night, he spoke in complete sentences, answered questions except for the one about prosecuting Bush. It was a breath of fresh air, he likes his job.