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"I'm so confused!" That's the message I've read from a lot of people discussing the events in Ukraine. But, as it turns out, what's happened in Ukraine is really quite simple. It was a Neoliberal ...
by James Hepburn
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 12:10 PM PST with 20 Recommends
At Rolling Stone , Matt Taibbi writes [The Vampire Squid Strikes Again: The Mega Banks' Most Devious Scam Yethttp://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/the-vampire-squid-strikes-again-the-mega-banks-
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 76 comments on Thu Feb 13, 2014 at 08:30 PM PST with 56 Recommends
"The world's most powerful investment bank is a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity, relentlessly jamming its blood funnel into anything that smells like money." Matt Taibbi's ...
by James Wells
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Jan 09, 2014 at 12:22 AM PST with 36 Recommends
It is hard to believe that anyone in main stream would be more inane and brown nosing than "Faux News". But Forbes Harry Binswanger (whom Taibbi says could be "Harry Kingbanger" or "Harry ...
by laserhaas
Comment Count 35 comments on Tue Sep 24, 2013 at 12:48 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
For a very long time now I've been arguing that the international banking system is basically a quasi-criminal racketeering organization. I would ask the reader to consider the vast amount of ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 11:45 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
Let's have another go at this. We have a slew of product suggestions from an earlier run-through. How's this ??? What you got for ideas ??? Classic Netrootsy lines ? AnotherMassachusettsLiberal ...
by bontemps2012
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Dec 30, 2012 at 06:06 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Since the onset of the greed-is-good era , and even more so with the clamor over the " fiscal cliff ," some fat cats have been ...
by hungeski
Comment Count 35 comments on Wed Dec 26, 2012 at 09:49 PM PST with 89 Recommends
OleHippieDude, my hubby of 42 years this December, is a musician, a drummer, and has been since he was 10, so for 53 years he's played all sorts of music. We're pretty much still rockers, though. I ...
by OleHippieChick
Comment Count 483 comments on Mon Oct 01, 2012 at 10:07 AM PDT with 628 Recommends
I was watching Ryan’s speech last night and a little voice in my head kept asking, “What the hell is that red blotch on his flag lapel pin? Is Ryan desecrating the American flag?” More below ...
by Dbug
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Aug 30, 2012 at 01:33 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Want to see Goldman Sachs pay for its dodgy business practices? Want to see the Greg Smith resignation Op-Ed build into something bigger? Then the next step is to put a series of the “muppets” �
by Minerva
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Mar 15, 2012 at 04:15 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
This is one of the reasons why we have financial disasters. Because we have an utterly corrupt corporate press that is too busy defending the Too Big To Fail banks when they are supposed to be ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 95 comments on Thu Mar 15, 2012 at 10:57 AM PDT with 293 Recommends
What would you do?
by jpmassar
Comment Count 42 comments on Tue Jan 31, 2012 at 06:16 PM PST with 29 Recommends
Why are you camping out and banging drums? Why don't you go after the banks? Yesterday, in San Francisco, Occupiers did just that. The entire ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 136 comments on Sat Jan 21, 2012 at 10:40 AM PST with 297 Recommends
Tomorrow, January 20th, Occupy Wall Street West , a production of Occupy San Francisco and fifty plus associated groups, does what lots of ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Jan 19, 2012 at 10:04 AM PST with 39 Recommends
While 75% of the 6% of Iowa Republicans who vote in primaries were voting for NOT Romney on Tuesday, you all might have missed this . . . Watch this brilliantly informative and humorous take on why ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Jan 05, 2012 at 08:03 AM PST with 61 Recommends
Unreal. More blatant Wall Street criminality, this time by Wells Fargo and in the form of billions of dollars of "mistakes" that cost the average person $2,000 each but often go unnoticed by the ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 93 comments on Mon Jan 02, 2012 at 10:30 AM PST with 313 Recommends
The title of this diary refers to the award-winning Girl Genius on line graphic novel/gaslamp fantasy of a decidedly steampunk flavor. I bring ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Dec 16, 2011 at 05:11 PM PST with 7 Recommends
I've held off transferring to a credit union these past few weeks, largely out of laziness. But this morning I think I finally got the personal kick in the pants that you sometimes need to effect ...
by spartus
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Nov 09, 2011 at 11:10 AM PST with 19 Recommends
This is my response to Seneca Doane's recent diary advocating a primary ...
by joe shikspack
Comment Count 49 comments on Mon Aug 08, 2011 at 08:54 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Coca-Cola has accused aluminum warehouse operators Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan of squeezing end users by ...
by The Anomaly
Comment Count 108 comments on Sun Jun 19, 2011 at 05:49 PM PDT with 124 Recommends