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These diaries are the most Recommended for all time for this tag:
[http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/everything-is-rigged-the-biggest-financial-scandal-yet-20130425 Everything Is Rigged: The Biggest Price-Fixing Scandal Ever] The Illuminati were amateurs.
by bobswern
Comment Count 353 comments on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 09:01 AM PDT with 743 Recommends
(Note: Pam Martens has provided written authorization to the diarist to republish this post in its entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos community.) [http://wallstreetonparade.com/2013/03/...
by bobswern
Comment Count 297 comments on Wed Mar 13, 2013 at 11:20 PM PDT with 614 Recommends
As of just a few hours ago, the public is now being told that the DoJ's top person responsible for allowing our country's most egregious pillagers to walk away, scot-free failing to prosecute Wall ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 357 comments on Wed Jan 23, 2013 at 05:19 PM PST with 605 Recommends
Over at Rolling Stone Magazine’s website, Matt Taibbi has just posted his feature story which will appear in the January 17th issue of the publication. Personally, due to the sheer power of both ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 395 comments on Sat Jan 05, 2013 at 02:44 PM PST with 559 Recommends
The Supreme Court's decision on Citizens United v. FEC paves the way for corporatocracy replacing democracy. One prominent examples is CITGO Petroleum Company — once the American-...
by aaraujo
Comment Count 395 comments on Fri Jan 22, 2010 at 01:41 PM PST with 551 Recommends
Paul Krugman is most legitimately righteous, and his newspaper's editorial board [http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/18/opinion/18mon1.html?hp&gwh=E43738C66C53DFFD5AF0D85D83F0A0CB even more vehemently so]
by bobswern
Comment Count 276 comments on Sun Apr 17, 2011 at 10:32 PM PDT with 546 Recommends
This past (Wednesday) afternoon, Paul Krugman published a post on his NY Times blog, “[http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/06/08/welcome-to-the-recovery/ Welcome to the Recovery],” which ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 689 comments on Thu Jun 09, 2011 at 12:52 AM PDT with 524 Recommends
Matt Taibbi could barely contain his glee last (Tuesday) night when he posted [http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/blogs/taibblog/accidentally-released-and-incredibly-embarrassing-documents-show-how-
by bobswern
Comment Count 326 comments on Wed May 16, 2012 at 03:35 AM PDT with 517 Recommends
Remember [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/12/23/1173393/-OWS-Monitored-as-Terrorist-Org-by-FBI the breaking stories, just before Christmas], regarding FBI surveillance of Occupy Wall Street? Well,
by bobswern
Comment Count 579 comments on Sun Dec 30, 2012 at 02:20 AM PST with 501 Recommends
In my research for the post you're (hopefully) about to read, I believe I may have stumbled upon a greater truth, and it is this: People are becoming increasingly aware--at least to the point where ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 663 comments on Tue Aug 03, 2010 at 01:06 AM PDT with 490 Recommends
I was doing my usual perusal of news and commentary throughout the blogosphere, earlier on Thursday, and I came across this quite stunning chart (see below) from Bard College and Levy Institute ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 334 comments on Fri Sep 26, 2014 at 01:16 AM PDT with 479 Recommends
We live in a de facto Corporatocracy (Plutocracy) where corporatist cartels control all the levers of power, including the Republican and Democratic party establishments. As much as the situation ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 384 comments on Tue Mar 05, 2013 at 11:58 PM PST with 442 Recommends
What can you say about a Democratic President who finally publicly acknowledges that when it comes to the economy and fiscal issues, in general—you know, those little issues that were foremost in ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 795 comments on Sun Dec 23, 2012 at 04:00 AM PST with 441 Recommends
For the second time in four days, another powerful piece of journalistic analysis from Binyamin Appelbaum provides us with the lead story in the latest edition of the New York Times: “[http://www....
by bobswern
Comment Count 453 comments on Wed Aug 17, 2011 at 02:51 AM PDT with 433 Recommends
Perhaps moreso than anything I've read to date, Louis Uchitelle's article (SEE: "[http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/20/business/20wages.html Unions Yield on Pay Scales to Keep Jobs]") in Saturday's New ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 507 comments on Fri Nov 19, 2010 at 11:33 PM PST with 430 Recommends
Earlier today I read a diary that inspired me to write about this topic. I thought it was a perfect case study as it related to a topic I've been focusing on for many years now: Exactly how is it ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 647 comments on Tue Jul 02, 2013 at 12:17 AM PDT with 414 Recommends
I think people are still picking their jaws up off the floor after Attorney General Eric Holder admitted yesterday that we indeed have a two-tiered justice system: one increasingly punishing and ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 314 comments on Thu Mar 07, 2013 at 09:23 PM PST with 413 Recommends
I just couldn't resist doing a post on this story which is running as a lead over at Bloomberg this morning...let's call it: "Mitt's [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Italian_Job Italian Job]." [...
by bobswern
Comment Count 132 comments on Mon Aug 06, 2012 at 02:14 AM PDT with 395 Recommends
Well, I’ve inadvertently stumbled upon (h/t Paul Krugman) what, unquestionably , gets my vote for this week’s must-read, and it’s Elizabeth Drew’s latest in the New York Review of Books,
by bobswern
Comment Count 745 comments on Sun Jul 24, 2011 at 10:16 AM PDT with 390 Recommends
Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman is telling us, this morning in his NY Times op-ed column, (See: "[http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/09/opinion/09krugman.html America Goes Dark]"), that our ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 407 comments on Mon Aug 09, 2010 at 02:11 AM PDT with 381 Recommends