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dailycaller.com: What Senator Mary Landrieu Doesn't Want You to Know About the Export-Import Bank

What Senator Mary Landrieu Doesn’t Want You To Know About The Export-Import Bank

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Added by LaVern Isely on August 20, 2014 at 12:56pm — No Comments

Reuters: Exclusive: AIG Boosting Washington Lobbying Effort as Hiatus Prompted by Crisis Ends

The following is an excellent article from the Reuters website written by Douwe Miedema on August 15, 2014 titled "Exclusive: AIG Boosting Washington Lobbying Effort as Hiatus Prompted by Crisis Ends" and I quote:

"Exclusive: AIG boosting Washington lobbying effort as hiatus prompted by crisis ends"

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Added by LaVern Isely on August 16, 2014 at 11:24am — No Comments

nakedcapitalism.com: Banks Withdrawing from Repo Market

The following is an excellent article from the nakedcapitalism.com website written by Yves Smith on August 13, 22014 titled "Banks Withdrawing from Repo Market" and I quote:

"Banks Withdrawing from Repo Market"

Posted on…

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Added by LaVern Isely on August 15, 2014 at 1:25pm — No Comments

Campaign for America's Future: Regulators: Mega-Banks Still a Giant Threat

The following is an excellent article written by Lynne Stuart on August 13, 2014 on the Campaign for America's Future website titled "Regulators: Mega-Banks Still a Giant Threat" and I quote:

"Regulators: Mega-Banks Still a Giant Threat"

August 13, 2014

Lynne Stuart Parramore

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Added by LaVern Isely on August 14, 2014 at 11:16am — No Comments

Nation of Change: $16,000,000,000,000.00 Federal Reserve Lie is Nothing Compared to Gold and Silver Market Manipulation

The following is an excellent excerpt from the Nation of Change website written by Christina Sarach on August 11, 2014 titled "$16,000,000,000,000.00 Federal Reserve Lie is Nothing Compared to Gold and Silver Market Manipulation" and I quote:

"$16,000,000,000,000.00 Federal Reserve Lie is Nothing Compared to Gold and Silver Market Manipulation"…

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Added by LaVern Isely on August 11, 2014 at 11:07am — No Comments

PBS Newshour: Making Sense: Is Your Money Safe At the Bank? An Economist Says'No' and Withdraws His

The following is an excellent article from the PBS Newshour Making Sense page written by Terry Burnham on January 30, 2014 titled "Is Your Money Safe At the Bank? An Economist Says 'No' and Withdraws His" and I quote:

"Is your money safe at the bank? An economist says ‘no’ and withdraws his"…

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Added by LaVern Isely on August 9, 2014 at 11:28am — No Comments

The CT Mirror: Jepsen Takes Leadership Role Among National A.G.s

Jepsen takes leadership role among national A.G.s

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Added by LaVern Isely on August 9, 2014 at 10:41am — No Comments

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Are Back: More "Adjustments", More Calls For Reform

The following is an excellent article from the retheauditors.com website written by Francine on May 12, 2014 titled "Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Are Back: More "Adjustments", More Calls fro Reform" and I quote:

"Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac Are Back: More “Adjustments”, More Calls For Reform"

By Francine • May 12th, 2014 • Category:…

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Added by LaVern Isely on August 8, 2014 at 2:08pm — No Comments

Gaza, Israel, and America: Crime and Demolishment

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Added by Jim Kavanagh on August 7, 2014 at 4:47pm — No Comments

The Progressive Populist: Citigroup: The Original Gangsta

The following is an excellent article written by Robert Scheer on July 14, 2014 on the Truthdig website titled "Citigroup: The Original Gangsta" which was published in the August 15, 2014 issue of The Progressive Populist on page 18 and I quote:

"Citigroup: The Original Gangsta"…

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Added by LaVern Isely on August 5, 2014 at 11:40am — No Comments

Reuters: Exclusive: JPMorgan's Proposed $4.5 Billion Deal to be Accepted for Most Trusts

The following is an excellent article written by Karen Freifeld on August 1, 2014 on the Reuters website titled "Exclusive: JPMorgan's Proposed $4.5 Billion Deal to be Accepted for Most Trusts" and I quote:

"Exclusive: JPMorgan's proposed $4.5 billion deal to be accepted for most trusts"

NEW YORK Fri Aug 1, 2014 3:47pm EDT…

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Added by LaVern Isely on August 2, 2014 at 11:25am — No Comments

Israel's "Human Shield" Hypocrisy

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“The conquest of the earth, which mostly means taking it away from those who have a different complexion or slightly flatter noses than ourselves, is not a pretty thing when you look at it too much…”– Joseph Conrad “Heart of Darkness” [h/t William A.…
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Added by Jim Kavanagh on August 1, 2014 at 11:15pm — No Comments

Bloomberg Businessweek: Bloomberg View: The Shortcomings of Dodd-Frank

The following is an excellent article from the July 28 - august 3, 2014 issue of Bloomberg Businessweek from page 8 titled "Bloomberg View: the Shortcomings of Dodd-Frank" and I quote:

"Bloomberg View"

"The Shortcomings of Dodd-Frank"

July 24, 2014

The Shortcomings of Dodd-Frank

Illustration by Bloomberg View…

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Added by LaVern Isely on July 28, 2014 at 10:20am — No Comments

Convergence

The following is an excellent excerpt from the book “WHAT OBAMA MEANS...For Our Culture, Our Politics, Our Future” by Jabari Asim from the Prologue titled “Convergence” on page 17-20 and Chapter 1 titled “What Cool Can Do” on page 21-24 and I quote: “This new version of youth spirit doesn't just confound African Americans who grew up in a society largely defined by race.  Members of the majority culture have often failed to…

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Added by LaVern Isely on July 24, 2014 at 11:02am — No Comments

Law and Politics

The following is an excellent excerpt from the book “CAPITAL in the Twenty-First Century” by Thomas Piketty translated by Arthur Goldhammer from Chapter Sixteen titled “The Question of the Public Debt” on page 565 and I quote: “Law and Politics – First, a rather different idea of “the golden rule” has figured in the European debate about public deficits.  In 1992, when the Treaty of Maastricht created the euro, it was stipulated that…

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Added by LaVern Isely on July 23, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Politics

The following is an excellent excerpt from the book “THE GARNER FILES: A Memoir” by James Garner and Jon Winokur from Chapter Five titled “Politics” on page 93 and I quote: “I'm a “bleeding- heart liberal,” one of those card-carrying Democrats that Rush Limbaugh thinks is a communist.  I'm proud of it.  And proud to have been part of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963, when 250,000 Americans of every age, race, and religion came to…

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Added by LaVern Isely on July 22, 2014 at 10:08am — No Comments

The MonroeTimes: Problems of Subprime Loans Continues

The following is an article I sent to my local paper, The Monroe Times, which they published in their "Letters to the Editor" Column on July 19, 2014 titled "Problem of Subprime Loans Continues" and I quote:

"7/18/2014 5:39:00 PM

"Letter to the…
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Added by LaVern Isely on July 21, 2014 at 10:15am — No Comments

Alternative Forms of Regulation: Protectionism and Capital Controls

The following is an excellent excerpt from the book “CAPITAL in the Twenty-First Century” by Thomas Piketty translated by Arthur Goldhammer from Chapter Fifteen titled “A Global Tax on Capital” on page 534 and I quote: “Alternative Forms of Regulation: Protectionism and Capital Controls – Is there no alternative to the capital tax?  No: there are other ways to regulate patrimonial capitalism in the twenty-first century, and some of…

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Added by LaVern Isely on July 19, 2014 at 10:32am — No Comments

The Progressive Populist: Elizabeth Warren Brings Populism Down South

The following is an excellent article written by Richard Eskow as the cover story in the August 1, 2014 issue of The Progressive Populist titled "Elizabeth Warren Brings Populism Down South" and I quote:

"Elizabeth Warren Brings Populism Down South"

Some Democrats are finding that progressive economic populism is a winning strategy in the South. Is Hillary paying attention?

By RICHARD ESKOW

Well, now, this is interesting. Elizabeth Warren went to Kentucky to…

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Added by LaVern Isely on July 18, 2014 at 1:28pm — No Comments

Question of Top Marginal Income Tax Rates

The following is an excellent excerpt from the book “CAPITAL in the Twenty-First Century” by Thomas Piketty translated by Arthur Goldhammer from Chapter Fourteen titled “Rethinking the Progressive Income Tax” from page 512-514 and Chapter Fifteen titled “A Global Tax on Capital” from page 515-518 and I quote: “Rethinking the Question of the Top Marginal Rate – These findings have important implications for the desirable…

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Added by LaVern Isely on July 17, 2014 at 10:42am — No Comments

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