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- Jim W. Dean..."Should vulture funds be treated as financial terrorists, and the judges that support them?"
West making big money from war threats: Intelligence expert --- --- "Last week, a media outlet owned by Rupert Murdoch (shown), a “stealth” Israeli citizen and powerful...
No need to wonder what went wrong with the “Right Nation”. Every thing that could go wrong with America did since Reagan aligned himself with Christian Evangelical Fundamentalists and their allies Jewish Zionist and adoption of Milton Freedman economic policies of “supply side”.
- What surprised me this year is that senior Special Forces, many of whom live in the Southwest, now say they are voting Obama.
In 2011 citizens acted across international borders to establish the vanguard of a global emergency measures operation.
Jimmy Williams says "Money is the root of all political evil, and until we get it out of the game..." and he is right.
The San Francisco Labor Council attracted several hundred protesters to march from the Federal Building on Mission Street to the financial district.
The demonstrators who are in the streets across America, the "99%" that really represent the people of the United States, what the Tea Party should have been, are there for us. Against them is the "1%" with their congress, with their unconstitutional laws, with their crooked courts, with their rigged elections and with their police departments whose only real purpose anymore is looking the other way.
Now we have NYPD, a police force I have always admired, where I have more than a few friends, playing the "petty thug" for Wall Street. I am ashamed
On Sept. 17th hundreds of protestors took it to the streets at Bowling Green Park in Manhattan, home of the charging bull in New York’s Financial District, to “take the bull by the horns.” On 22 September 2011, US House of Representative Edward J. Markey took the Nuclear Bull by it's horns and wrote......
Rothbard’s account of the course of American foreign policy as the history of contention between the Morgan interests, the Rockefellers, and the various banking "families," who dealt primarily in buying and selling government bonds, is fascinating stuff, and it illuminates a theme common to both left and right commentators: that the elites are manipulating the policy levers to ensure their own economic interests unto eternity.
Philadelphia, Pa January 2011......New York City April Fools Day arrives very early in January. NYT top national headlines "In Big Mob Sweep, Gambino Leaders Are Indicted."
What a great year for Wall Street: profits up, bonuses up and, best of all, criticism down, especially from Washington.
Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-AL), incoming G.O.P. chair of the House Financial Services Committee: “y view is that Washington and the regulators are there to...
BRITISH WARTIME FASCIST LEADER PROVEN MORE THAN HE SEEMED By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor Sir Oswald Moseley, baronet, 4th cousin of Queen Mother Elizabeth, was...
WALL STREET TURNS AGAINST THE PRESIDENT By John Humins for Veterans Today Former Wall Street supporters of Barack Obama have publicly voiced their alienation with President...
Popular opinion drives the elected representatives for a change. By JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press WASHINGTON – Republicans set the stage Wednesday to lift their...
By Robert L. Borosage at Huffington Post Senate Republicans have perfected the art of saying no. But in blocking a debate on financial reform, they...
And why? Because our tax dollars bailed out their butts. The biggest banks would have gone under, and derservedly so, without our largess. Dow 11,000 is primarily a function of the trillions (not billions) of taxpayer dollars that poured into the biggest Wall Street firms in the form of loans, asset gurantees, liquidity programs and other subsidies. Wall Street then used our money to pay themselves lavish bonuses and to lobby against any and all meaningful financial reforms. (See Bob Kuttner's excellent new book, A Presidency in Peril, for the blow by blow of how crony capitalism really works.)
We live in an era of amazing technological advances while our citizens descend ever deeper into the abyss of scientific illiteracy. Nowhere is that made more evident than by curious actions taken by state legislatures in Utah and South Dakota. Congressmen in these two states believe that scientific inquiry can be reduced to the fiats of legislation, and that objective truth can be discovered through the passage of state law.
Nearly 70% of the military weaponry sold on this war ridden planet is sold by its most warlike nation, that's right...us, A report on the pimping of the weapons of war from TomGram. We have the right but do we also have a duty to stand and criticize government when we know it to be commiting wrongful acts? Gary Kohls provides insight at Consortium News. Harry Shearer at Huffington Post tells us: "...the US Justice Department does not dispute that prisoners in American custody have been tortured. Case closed. Literally." These are a few of the stories in today's picks.
Michael Lind reaches back into Anglo Saxon mythology for a political history lesson and some perspective on the "Tea Party" at Salon. Tom Engelhardt assures us that the Christmas bomber incident was not a national emergency but other reasons why we might want to hang on to our skivvies. The damage done to our country by the criminal behavior at our largest banks and financial institutions is probably far more profound than anything plotted in the caves of Tora Bora and Jim Hightower wants to know: "What happened to reforming Wall Street?" Those stories and more in today's picks
Sean Hannity seems to think that the "world" is limited to the eastern US. in Texas if you report a doctor for malpractice you may go down on a felony rap. Canada seems to have become infected with the paranoia of its southern neighbor, and from Inquisition headquarters: The "Christian Manifesto" brands liberals as Nazis. These stories and more in today's picks.
From Pam Mertens at CounterPunch—I think it’s time to take Wall Street literally: they’ve made it abundantly clear they have an insatiable appetite for killing...
Texas iconoclast Jim Hightower helps us find a way to thank Wall Street, illogical fears are analyzed at TomGram, Chris Kelly on "anti Christian muckrakers," and a vast majority of Americans are in favor of legalizing medical marijuana. It figures. Bob Higgins