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It was one powerful speech -- don't miss it. link to youtube clip just posted on youtube channel: Senator Elizabeth Warren ...
by jamess
Comment Count 140 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 05:30 PM PST with 211 Recommends
Here we go again ... super-charging the Greed-gamblers -- who do not have a word in their Vocabulary for: Enough! Critics Say Spending Bill Includes a Bonanza for Wall Street by Erin McClam, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 03:24 PM PST with 18 Recommends
Community members protest at OneWest Bank HQ's after a FOIA request revealed the bank has received $1 billion from the FDIC, with another $1.4 billion expected to be paid before 2019. Dear Mr. Soros:
by Pgonzalez
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 01:26 PM PST with 1 Recommend
VERY Good Question. One that we need to keep asking, again and again. Will Elizabeth Warren Try to Force a Government Shutdown? by Seung Min Kim, Politico; nation.foxnews.com -- 12/10/14 [...] ��
by jamess
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 09:48 AM PST with 8 Recommends
This past Tuesday the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants in a rain shortened game 2 to 0. However, the rain was not the reason for the called game. Evidently it was Obama's fault. That's ...
by Madrigal Maniac
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Aug 24, 2014 at 01:57 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
I’ve described the Geithner’s repeated claim that the TARP made money as three card monte, since looking at the TARP in isolation from the hidden tax on savers of ZIRP and QE was misleading. ...
by citizen k
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue May 20, 2014 at 06:07 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Michael McAuliff's well written book review of "A Fighting Chance," by Senator Elizabeth Warren, reveals her inside look at the old-boy's network, and the "lost opportunity to help regular ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 80 comments on Thu Apr 17, 2014 at 07:07 PM PDT with 96 Recommends
) So this ladies and gentlemen is the GOP's latest attack on Senator Mary Landrieu (D. LA): http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2014/03/11/first-on-cnn-republicans-hit-landrieu-over-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Mar 12, 2014 at 08:00 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Feb 12, 2014 at 11:55 AM PST with 34 Recommends
There may be some heartless individuals who would call this a good start. Me? I'm heartbroken. Or can't you tell? Bloomberg is reporting this morning that former Federal Reserve economist Mike ...
by Old Redneck
Comment Count 320 comments on Sun Feb 02, 2014 at 09:15 PM PST with 137 Recommends
At least that's what a writer at Alternet thinks, among others ... The tax that could save America from Wall Street The financial transaction tax is simple, fair, widely supported by the public ...
by jamess
Comment Count 234 comments on Sat Dec 28, 2013 at 12:27 PM PST with 240 Recommends
With another government shutdown averted by this week's two-year budget compromise, Republican leaders are once again threatening to hold the ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Dec 20, 2013 at 01:24 PM PST with 1 Recommend
On Monday, the federal government announced it had sold off the remaining shares from its $49.5 billion bailout of General Motors in 2009. But ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 51 comments on Mon Dec 09, 2013 at 05:00 PM PST with 61 Recommends
As many of you may recall, the US Government through TARP, invested $50B in General Motors (GM) in 2009 to save the company. Its now set to sell its remaining shares of GM by the end of next month. ...
by fcvaguy
Comment Count 45 comments on Fri Nov 22, 2013 at 04:32 AM PST with 9 Recommends
(Note #1: The following is Part II of a four-part series on the fifth anniversary [give or take a day or two] of the Wall Street "crash.") (Note #2: Pam Martens has provided written authorization ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Sep 18, 2013 at 03:52 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
This week, House Speaker John Boehner turned to a new sleight-of-hand trick in his latest effort to extract draconian spending cuts as the Republicans' price for raising ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Sep 12, 2013 at 04:04 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
A Missouri bank executive has admitted to using bailout funds to buy a luxury vacation condo in Florida: In November 2008, ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Aug 28, 2013 at 08:00 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
During the tense final days leading up to the deal to avoid the so-called " fiscal cliff ," House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) had some sharp words for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV). ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Aug 27, 2013 at 04:40 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
(Those TARP Figures are current as of October 31, 2009. Click here for an explanation of the abbreviations and programs in the chart.) And " The ...
by jamess
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Jul 26, 2013 at 11:06 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
What life lessons can hard-working Americans draw from the story of Detroit? Once a Boom Town; Now a shell of its former shell -- but still a Town with struggling American people, nonetheless ... ...
by jamess
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Jul 26, 2013 at 09:16 AM PDT with 14 Recommends