Monthly Archives: December 2009

The Presidential Self-Assessment

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa POTUS (President of the United States) seems to be pleased with his performance. After all, as Truman said, the person at the desk where the buck stops cannot help but write in his own … Continue reading

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Depression Economics

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa The wealthiest central bank on the planet is experiencing an existential crisis of sorts close to a century after its founding. Caught in the maelstrom are its leaders, appointed by the politicians. All are … Continue reading

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Energy Care

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa The United States Senate has passed the health care legislation, divided by red states and blue states, so that healthy and energetic people can be more productive if they have health insurance to access … Continue reading

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Credo and Credibility: The Fed’s Tylenol Problem

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa “Johnson & Johnson [J&J] has succeeded in portraying itself to the public as a company willing to do what’s right, regardless of cost.” The Washington Post about J&J’s Tylenol recall in 1982 In 1982 … Continue reading

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Generosity In Defeat

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa “So America is going to continue on this course of action no matter what happens in Copenhagen.” Barack Obama President of the United States at COP15, December 18, 2009 Copenhagen, Denmark. The exuberant new … Continue reading

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Friday Prayers In Christendom

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa The President of the United States is expected to arrive in Copenhagen on Friday to negotiate. Both the United States and the European Union (EU) are competing to set up the equivalent of climate … Continue reading

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Time: The Person Of The Year’s Predicament

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa The Senate committee overseeing the Federal Reserve, the Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, voted half-heartedly today to reconfirm Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke a day after he was named Person of the Year … Continue reading

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