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by Tasini
Comment Count 228 comments on Sun Dec 14, 2014 at 04:28 PM PST with 372 Recommends
I must have some pent-up energy writing today...oh, well...probably a function of an active inbox today. But, if you live anywhere near Wall Street and heard massive screaming, garments being torn ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 105 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 11:39 AM PST with 242 Recommends
by claytoonz
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 11:01 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Remember when we were going to regulate "Too Big To Fail"? Communist ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Dec 10, 2014 at 09:05 AM PST with 25 Recommends
Keep a close eye on what savings you have left. The financial honchos have plans for your money. Ellen Brown, who writes at The Web of Debt is the only blogger that I am aware of who writes about ...
by psychomax
Comment Count 374 comments on Wed Dec 03, 2014 at 03:27 PM PST with 299 Recommends
The American people must make a fundamental decision. Do we continue the 40-year decline of our middle class and the growing gap between the very rich and everyone else, or do we fight for a ...
by Senator Bernie Sanders
Comment Count 179 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2014 at 08:07 AM PST with 407 Recommends
Well knock me over with a feather. Hoocoodanode that if you only slap the wrists of international bankers for money laundering for terrorist groups and drug cartels, that they might decide to ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Nov 14, 2014 at 10:51 AM PST with 38 Recommends
Paul Mason, the economics editor of Channel Four, the UK's alternative public broadcaster, says what everyone else thinks.
by pwy
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2014 at 02:04 PM PST with 28 Recommends
After the stunning release on Net Neutrality I am waiting for the next Mohammed Ali move by the President which will prove we dfhers wrong about his close in work with Republicans, and their ...
by divineorder
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2014 at 05:14 PM PST with 24 Recommends
Have we heard this one before? Uh, huh. Will it mean any of the top bankers lose their jobs or, perish the thought, end up in jail? Well, I'd give a better chance the Waltons of Wal-Mart give away ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Nov 03, 2014 at 05:37 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Hat Tip to Tristero over at Digby's place for links to these two videos about money. This isn't the whole story by any means, but when Paul Krugman talks about "Your debt is my income and ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Oct 23, 2014 at 04:49 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
A billion here, a billion there...all of a sudden...yeah, you're talking real money. And one assumes that's what the accountants at banks figure when they smile about the latest scam to pad the ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Sep 29, 2014 at 01:50 PM PDT with 50 Recommends
FBI Director Equates Protecting Personal Privacy with Lawlessness encryption allows cell phone users to "place themselves beyond the law" So Google, Yahoo, Facebook, etc. selling everything they ...
by Travelin Man
Comment Count 65 comments on Sun Sep 28, 2014 at 01:17 AM PDT with 79 Recommends
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/27/upshot/the-benefits-of-economic-expansions-are-increasingly-going-to-the-richest-americans.html?smid=tw-nytimes&_r=1&abt=0002&abg=0 Back in the 1940s, '50s and '60s,
by ffour
Comment Count 96 comments on Sat Sep 27, 2014 at 09:17 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
No, you can't have more. We need the money for bombs. Too bad, hungry kids. This country, according to the GOP, can't afford to give you any more food stamps than your monthly allotment. Keep ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 306 comments on Tue Sep 23, 2014 at 03:00 PM PDT with 269 Recommends
We just found out that a task force of state and federal prosecutors reached a settlement of $16.65 billion –that is a B–with Bank of America for their role ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Sep 23, 2014 at 08:16 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Senator Warren will be making her debut on The Late Show With David Letterman tomorrow night, September 3rd, at 11:35pm on CBS. http://bit.ly/...
by DemProgStrategist
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Sep 02, 2014 at 05:07 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Today, Bloomberg news reports, "The Cyber-Terror Bank Bailout: They're Already Talking About It, and You May Be on the Hook " Bankers and U.S. officials have warned that cyber-terrorists will try to ...
by cherrymapin
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Aug 30, 2014 at 03:57 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Well, this is just more of the same. Shareholders and customers pay the tab for greed and incompetence--and the Administration goes along. A new deal--but no one held responsible.
by Tasini
Comment Count 123 comments on Thu Aug 21, 2014 at 07:00 AM PDT with 95 Recommends
From 2002, until 2006 I worked for MBNA America Bank, until we were bought out by Bank of America. I worked in the consumer finance division, overseeing various collection portfolio's over the ...
by Lunaril Larentia
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Aug 08, 2014 at 08:59 AM PDT with 53 Recommends