This should help pancake the market. It'll be good for my shorts. Thanks, Bob. http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aa1ix19LnZ2A&refer=home Rubin Urges Democrats to Raise Taxes to Reverse Budget Deficit By Kevin Carmichael Nov. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Robert E. Rubin, the Treasury secretary under President Bill Clinton who helped engineer the end of a generation of budget deficits, urged Democrats to increase taxes to erase the U.S. fiscal shortfall. ``You cannot solve this nation's fiscal problems without increased revenue,'' Rubin told members of the Economic Club of Washington late yesterday. The former Treasury chief said he is telling Democrats seeking his advice to work with President George W. Bush to control the budget deficit and longer-term challenges such as Social Security and Medicare. The deficit can't be eliminated ``solely on expense reductions,'' Rubin, who now chairs New York-based Citigroup Inc.'s executive committee, said in response to an audience member's question after a dinner speech in Washington."