Federal Reserve Skateboard: A Short Story

(Written after sitting in a car for five hours listening to financial news stories.) ——- Damn these subprime lenders, thought Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, barely keeping his balance on the wobbling skateboard. We can’t afford more debt. He snapped a grappling-hook-tipped quarrel into his crossbow as the skateboard slowed. When the country owes trillions and […]