Is Exxon Evil?

Beancounter Magic takes on the prevailing political spin that ExxonMobil is evil. Hmmm… Evil corporation paid $28 billion in taxes last year. More than all of us individual tax payers combined. Perhaps we could use a few more evil corporations.

Deloitte Planning for Big Layoffs?

The blog re: The Auditors is speculating on big Deloitte layoffs coming up in the next 60 days. More info here.

Funny Headline

From the WSJ: U.S. Seals Bailout Deal Now we’re bailing out the SEALS? Are the Green Beret’s next?


It’s ALWAYS MY Money!

Why is everyone suddenly worried about spending MY money to bail out Wall Street? Why weren’t they worried about spending my money for universal healthcare? Or the fact that it was my money when they worried about the effect of tax breaks? At least Wall Street has shown a long term ability to recover. Wall Street both gives and takes over time. Politicians just take and are then shocked at the results.