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Diaries published: 67 (841 days since last diary on Fri Feb 01, 2013 at 06:11 AM PST)

Comments posted: 158 (841 days since last comment on Fri Feb 01, 2013 at 07:57 AM PST)

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Total Recommends: 554

Total Comment Ratings: 253

Most Recommended Diary: Too Big to Fail or Too Big to Jail?, 44 comments, 57 recommends

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Semantics are key in governmental nomenclature. Bribery is known as “lobbying”. Siphoning off government money is known as “privatization.” Because, theoretically, regulatory agencies ...
by mariesamuels
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Feb 01, 2013 at 06:11 AM PST with 6 Recommends
If you knew your broker called a stock “toxic waste” and nicknamed it as “Subprime Meltdown”, “Hitman” “Nuclear Holocaust” and “Mike Tyson’s Punchout” (a reference to a bag of ...
by mariesamuels
Comment Count 44 comments on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 06:02 AM PST with 57 Recommends
Shocking, shocking: Many companies insist that their employees give them their social network logins. An article in The New York Times, Even if it Enrages Your Boss, Social Net Speak is Protected , ...
by mariesamuels
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 04:28 AM PST with 16 Recommends
Or, conventional wisdom kills. The economic truisms we live and breathe with every day aren’t challenged, yet they direct policy. Are they true? Do they work? Did they work in the past? In ...
by mariesamuels
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Jan 21, 2013 at 01:17 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Ordinary Americans, the 99%, are travelling thousands of miles to get a job only to find out they have nowhere to live . Fleeing unemployment, boarded-up storefronts and foreclosures nationwide, ...
by mariesamuels
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Jan 14, 2013 at 06:13 AM PST with 12 Recommends
The killing of 20 children trapped in classrooms, not to mention 6 adults who died trying to protect them, has unleashed an unprecedented rush to buy the very same weapon and high capacity magazine ...
by mariesamuels
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 07:14 AM PST with 4 Recommends

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