With all the talk of Congress giving the Treasury a blank check to bail out Wall Street, I’ve been harkening back to that other blank check: the one Congress gave Bush to invade Iraq; the one that’s currently costing us $341.4 million per day. Turns out, I’m not the only one drawing this parallel. Check out Glenn Greenwald over at Salon: ‘The complete (though ever-changing) elite consensus over the financial collapse.’
This new form of Capitalit Socialism also has me worried about the neo-fascist shift in this country, which we’ve discussed before. Turns out, I’m far from the only one worried about that, too. Over at Huffington Post, Larisa Alexandrovna discusses this very thing: Welcome to the final stages of the coup ….