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NY Fed Fired Examiner Who Questioned Goldman Sachs

NY Fed Fired Examiner Who Took on Goldman by Jake Bernstein ProPublica, Oct. 10, 2013, 2:45 p.m. A version of this story was co-published with The Washington Post. In the spring of 2012, a senior examiner with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York determined that Goldman Sachs had a problem. Under a Fed mandate, […]

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“Fix the Debt” CEO Group a Sham

Pete Peterson’s “Fix the Debt” Astroturf Supergroup Detailed MADISON, WI — One of the most hypocritical corporate PR campaigns in decades is advancing inside the beltway, attempting to convince the White House, Congress, and the American people that another cataclysmic economic crisis is around the corner that will destroy our economy unless urgent action is […]

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Crony Capitalism is Undermining This Nation

(photo courtesy of takomabibelot/Flickr) The question is, “Have you had enough of crony capitalism and all the usual players receiving the usual breaks?” While the Tea Party across the country chants, “No more taxes!” and force their 2010 conservative right-wing ideologues to take a stand for “American Patriotism” to eliminate the evil public unions who […]

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Liberal or Mainstream Media?

After the republican presidential candidate loss, the immediate response from those who occupy the “Wingdom of the Far Right” started blaming the “liberal media”. Apparently, the liberal media is defined as any source to the left of conservative media source Fox News. From the comments across social media platforms, Fox News viewers and pundits believe […]