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Source link: http://archive.mises.org/14020/toxie-is-dead/

Toxie is Dead

September 26, 2010 by


Fephisto September 26, 2010 at 5:01 pm

A tombstone that reads “The Gold Standard” at 0:34.

J. Murray September 26, 2010 at 7:33 pm

Basically, it means whoever made this video just doesn’t get it.

Jeffrey Tucker September 26, 2010 at 7:50 pm

oooh good catch.

brad September 26, 2010 at 10:23 pm

hmmph. “toxie” never died, she just changed jobs and became a lobbyist at the white house and fed.

Toxie September 27, 2010 at 1:02 am

So I guess all “we” have to do is print enough money to pay off everyone’s mortgage? LOL

Daniel September 27, 2010 at 1:10 am

Man, the people at NPR are dicks.


There’s almost no positive contribution here. It’s all a bunch of drivel trying to find whom to blame for the housing bubble while also being judgmental on people who also fell for the housing bubble.

Self-serving garbage

Stephen Adkins September 27, 2010 at 12:10 pm

in a derpy northern accent

Joe Peric September 27, 2010 at 8:54 am

Toxic assets aren’t dead. Last I heard, bankrupt governments were still selling 30-year bonds. :p

Toxic Dollar September 27, 2010 at 9:05 am

What about the dollar? That’s the most toxic asset of all.

SirThinkALot September 27, 2010 at 4:54 pm

Did anybody besides me think this post would be about the Toxic Avenger?

J. Murray September 28, 2010 at 5:52 am

That’s what I first thought, too.

Michael A. Clem September 28, 2010 at 9:13 am

There’s nothing terribly wrong with the video, except that it’s incomplete. It doesn’t explain why there was a housing boom to start with, or why there were subprime mortgages. It doesn’t really explain how Toxie became a toxic asset.

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