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According to Rep. Paul Kanjorski (D) (PA-11), in mid-September of 2008, the United States of America came just three hours away from the collapse of the entire economy. In a span of 2 hours, $550 ...
by Magnifico
Comment Count 1173 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2009 at 08:58 PM PST with 1158 Recommends
See end of diary for clarification of why Bank Holding Company status matters Really--that's a pretty low bar. When we read extraordinary claims that President Obama is flagrantly ...
by Geekesque
Comment Count 1294 comments on Sat Apr 04, 2009 at 08:23 AM PDT with 930 Recommends
Deregulate the financial sector. I got that. Cheap money leads to housing bubble. I got that.
by 8ackgr0und N015e
Comment Count 460 comments on Sun Sep 21, 2008 at 09:02 PM PDT with 832 Recommends
Paulson, Bernanke Tell Lawmakers Urgent Action Needed on Treasury Plan WASHINGTON -- U.S. ...
by Jerome a Paris
Comment Count 486 comments on Tue Sep 23, 2008 at 06:09 AM PDT with 751 Recommends
Today, the Columbia Journalism Review tells us that if you want to know about what L. Randall Wray, William Black's colleague at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, has just referred to as "...
by bobswern
Comment Count 459 comments on Mon Mar 15, 2010 at 08:57 PM PDT with 733 Recommends
It is impossible for me to begin to write anything about the events of 9-11 without first bowing my head and taking a moment of silence in remembrance of all those who died and the grief which still ...
by bunnygirl60
Comment Count 269 comments on Wed Sep 10, 2014 at 07:30 PM PDT with 601 Recommends
Where did our 2 TRILLION dollars go, Ben Bernanke? Watch Senator Bernie Sanders as he spoke today for almost a half and hour in one of the greatest speeches the Senate has ever seen.
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 448 comments on Thu May 06, 2010 at 10:23 AM PDT with 598 Recommends
When mortgages are "securitized" by the banks that originate them ("sponsors"), such as Bank of America -- whom we're slowly learning, this weekend, due to [http://economistsview.typepad.com/...
by bobswern
Comment Count 618 comments on Sun Nov 21, 2010 at 08:52 PM PST with 546 Recommends
The real war emerges. The real war showed itself this Sunday the moment the first poll ever showed Edwards with a lead. Greenspan attacked on Edwards and Populism on national television ( ...
by Shipjack
Comment Count 517 comments on Thu Dec 20, 2007 at 10:20 PM PST with 529 Recommends
This is big news in terms of finally getting somewhere on Auditing the Federal Reserve Bills that currently runs in the form of two bills: One of them is the House bill: RS 1207 with now 311 co-...
by Badabing
Comment Count 410 comments on Thu Nov 19, 2009 at 11:45 PM PST with 526 Recommends
Spitzer's back! In one of the most upright explanations of the clusterfuck I've seen on TV yet, Ratigan, Spitzer And Toure pick apart this disaster and explain exactly why the Fed fears ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 480 comments on Sat Jul 25, 2009 at 06:31 AM PDT with 503 Recommends
Banks got bailed out. We got sold out. It's not the crime, it's the cover-up. "Everybody lied like crazy."
by joanneleon
Comment Count 1034 comments on Mon Nov 28, 2011 at 11:37 AM PST with 501 Recommends
In a post on his Senate Website, Senator Bernie Sanders announced a Hold on Bernanke’s nomination:
by kurious
Comment Count 446 comments on Wed Dec 02, 2009 at 04:46 PM PST with 468 Recommends
I'm working for Congressman Alan Grayson as his senior policy advisor. Congressman Alan Grayson needs your help to find $1.2 trillion of Federal Reserve money. Since September 1, 2008, the ...
by Matt Stoller
Comment Count 458 comments on Wed Jan 14, 2009 at 11:14 AM PST with 467 Recommends
I had large misgivings about Ben Bernanke before his hearings began. He's given credit for steering our economy to safe shores after we hit an enormous economic iceberg. First, I would argue we are ...
by Cenk Uygur
Comment Count 294 comments on Thu Dec 03, 2009 at 02:46 PM PST with 463 Recommends
Republicans appear to have documents linking Ben Bernanke to a decision to give the ...
by Cenk Uygur
Comment Count 283 comments on Wed Jan 27, 2010 at 01:46 PM PST with 429 Recommends
Here's the GAO Audit ( PDF ). ...
by polecat
Comment Count 228 comments on Thu Jul 21, 2011 at 02:07 PM PDT with 428 Recommends
According to a breaking story in the New York Times, over the past hour, we're learning that Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT) is proposing to put [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Reserve_Bank a saddle ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 201 comments on Sun Mar 14, 2010 at 08:33 PM PDT with 418 Recommends
So what if I told you that the powers of financial capitalism (bankers etc.), had a far-reaching aim, nothing less than to create a world system of financial control in private hands, able to ...
by TocqueDeville
Comment Count 600 comments on Sun Jul 27, 2008 at 04:01 AM PDT with 417 Recommends
Tonight, as usual, a quick review of a handful of articles reminds us--it seems we're "reminded" almost every day, of late--of where we are, economically, and how we got here. Among others, this ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 188 comments on Thu Jul 08, 2010 at 09:01 PM PDT with 416 Recommends