OPINION: The Man Who Invented “Too Big to Fail” Banks Finally Recants. Will Obama Or Romney Follow?

I’m in Alaska, amid moose and bear, trying to steal some time away from the absurdities of American politics and economics. But even at this remote distance I caught wind of Sanford Weill’s proposal this morning on CNBC that big banks be broken up in order to shield taxpayers from the consequences of their losses. Forget the bear and moose for a moment. This is big game.

Movie Review: “The Dark Knight Rises”… After About Two Hours

Via the character of Bane (Tom Hardy), director Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight Rises” consternates our filmgoing experience with one of the evilest villains in recent memory, second only to Anthony Hopkins’s Hannibal Lecter. I mean, he ate people. Cannibalism! Sheesh! Bane is pretty much content to just terrorize and kill his victims.