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Bank Run Time?: Are Bush and Paulson Presiding Over an Economic Damn That Is About to Break?

Is George Bush Herbert Hoover, and Henry Paulson Thomas Lamont? See Nouriel Roubini’s latest, and sobering, take on the possibility of a bank run here.

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Great Depression 2.0: Is Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson a 2008 Version of 1929’s Thomas Lamont? (Lamont Was a Banker Who Put Together a Briefly Successful Luqidity Deal Before the Market Fully Collapsed.)

Thomas Lamont was an American banker, a fascist sympathizer, and someone who made use of a private yacht as part of his daily commute to Wall Street. In Ocober of 1929 he was a central player in putting together a liquidity … Continue reading

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