Just for the record, there were several places that predicted the present economic crisis, starting from a point many years ago. Some just in general terms, but some in very specific terms. These are some of the ones that I read, but I'm sure there are others.
The Automatic Earth
And, in general terms (eg here) yours truly.
So when someone in the mainstream media (or Gordon Brown) says 'nobody predicted this' you'll be able to say that actually, people did predict it, it was foreseeable, it's just that you're incompetent...