Tag Archives: Goldman Sachs

Vampire squid strikes back


Yes, it was fun to read that column by Goldman Sachs apostate Greg Smith, even though most of what he had to say about his former employer had already been reported in one form or another by Matt Taibbi, who … Continue reading

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Hedges arrested. King Rat still rules.


In case you missed it, Chris Hedges took a moment to cogently connect the dots between the big investment banks and the Obama administration on Thursday, before he marched with several hundred other protesters to the mouth of the sewer … Continue reading

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Bloomberg backs off plan to sweep away OWS


Weary looking Russell Simmons, answering a reporter’s question about Occupy Wall Street after the movement survived a threat by NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg to “clean up” its camp in Zuccotti Park: The message is coming out. It’s pretty simple. We … Continue reading

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Gold’s up again. Is Blankfein going down?


The bald little man in the oversize suit who lives in a $26 million apartment next to Central Park may yet have the smirk wiped off his face. He hasn’t been charges in any civil or criminal case — up … Continue reading

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You can’t tell the cops (SEC) from the robbers


As you probably know, e-mailed information often ends up in databases that can be used against us by government agents, corporate spies or even acquaintances out to avenge real or imagined injuries. (I spent two years unsuccessfully trying to salvage … Continue reading

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A Tina Fey bus tour would put Palin’s in perspective


Where’s Tina Fey when we need her? The question sprang to mind when I read about Sarah Palin’s latest publicity stunt: …Unless Palin decides to formally explore a possible presidential run, she is free to spend the money raised by … Continue reading

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Obama is mum on Wall St. & oil prices


… Barack Obama‘s number one private campaign contributor was Goldman Sachs, which is one of the two major companies that is engaged in commodity index speculation. Morgan Stanley, which is another major contributor of his, was the other. You know, … Continue reading

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