Category Archives: finance reform bill

Newt joins Occupy Wall Street!


I’m joking, Newt Gingrich is a long way from siding with OWS. However, in his speeches and attack ads against Mitt Romney, Newt sounds a lot like the thousands of Occupiers who actively protested the vulture capitalism that Mitt personifies. … Continue reading

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Did Obama not get it?


Why wasn’t job creation the president’s No. 1 priority when he took office? Why didn’t he make a serious, steady effort to get the real economy back on track? Did he really think the bailed-out banks — the banks that … Continue reading

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Bush, Obama rolled lucky 7s for banksters


Did anyone else see the lame TV movie Too Big To Fail, which dramatized the Fall 2008 financial crisis? If not, you didn’t miss anything honest. It was based on the book by Andrew Ross Sorkin, the NYT reporter and … Continue reading

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Obama to fight Wall St. corruption — joking!


When Barack Obama took office, it was almost embarrassing to watch so many otherwise intelligent people rejoice at the notion that he could somehow do good and remain closely allied with the corrupt Wall Street banks that had wrecked the … Continue reading

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Banking on degenerate gamblers


Confirmation that a “rogue” trader somehow lost $2 billion making “unauthorized” trades at UBS “will test the faith of investors, clients and regulators,” says Wall Street Journal. It should also test the credulity of anyone who would still argue that … Continue reading

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A plague on Republicrats!


Will Barack Obama keep the promise he made today and oppose extending the Bush tax cuts next time? Will it even matter when the Republicans are finished screwing around with the tax code? The ugly truth is that Obama and … Continue reading

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GOP on Japan nuke crisis: Shit happens


Eric Fry of The Daily Reckoning, commenting on his colleague Chris Mayer’s column, about the advisability of investing in uranium “futures” in the wake of the ongoing nuclear reactor crisis is Japan: Uranium is “too hard” indeed. On the other … Continue reading

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