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Financial Elite May be Accountable for Misdeeds!


Can it be?  Will the contributors to the current recession face accountability for their part? Full-Blown Civil War Erupts On Wall Street – Financial Elite Start Turning On Each Other http://wakeup-world.com/2011/09/06/full-blown-civil-war-erupts-on-wall-street-financial-elite-start-turning-on-each-other/ Reality Finally Hits The Financial Elite As They Start … Continue reading

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Liar’s Mortgages: The Truth Trickles Down!


http://flipthathousewithfaux.com/book.html We suspected, we found hints on on some over-ebullient mortgage broker websites of 2005 or thereabouts.  One could almost hear the champagne bubbles pop as they congratulated themselves.  It was a gold rush atmosphere and TV shows had titles like … Continue reading

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The Character of America: Gary Hart


The Character of America Gary Heart In the space of a lifetime great America has gone from asking what we could do for our country to small minded appeals to shrink our government and drown it in a bathtub.  For … Continue reading

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Norquist: The GOP’s Grey Eminence


Somewhere in the shadowy past, somewhere between the ascendance of Karl Rove and the fumbling of Ralph Reed, the duplicity of Jack Abramov, and Tom (the Hammer) DeLay, another star was rising on the horizon.   Grover Norquist, differed from the crowd because he … Continue reading

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4th of July at the River Bottom Campground


For those of us fortunate enough to be unemployed so we are able to enjoy this independence day from the airy elegance of our 60-sq ft (5.5 sq meter) residence this holiday near the beach in San Buenaventura on the … Continue reading

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“Starving the Beast” (STB) to Cut Education, Social Security, and Medicare


To the Limit By PAUL KRUGMAN, Published: June 30, 2011    COMMENTS (468) In about a month, if nothing is done, the federal government will hit its legal debt limit. There will be dire consequences if this limit isn’t raised. At best, we’ll suffer … Continue reading

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Swift End to Recession for Bankers: Bonuses Recover


Bankers and Their Bonuses Published: February 5, 2011 Bankers are done with contrition. Lloyd Blankfein, chief executive of Goldman Sachs, paid himself a $12.6 million stock bonus for 2010, 40 percent more than in 2009, despite plummeting profits. Brian Moynihan … Continue reading

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