Weekend Roundup: When It Rained It Poured

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Disasters of both natural, human and bank error have gone done in the passed 48 hours that we have stepped away from our computers.

  • The Metrolink Crash took 25 lives and many more severely injured.
  • Hurricane Ike: Bad. Not ‘Katrina bad’ but bad. It looks bad from the air. It’s got to be ‘doubly devastating on the ground‘.
  • Stock Market Plunge…and Spring: bankruptcy, failings and forced mergers – oh my! Our sister blog FishbowlNY, actually took on the task of figuring out what the hell all that means.