Category Archives: Bankster Bastards

Then and Now, Now and Then

Here we go again, brace yourselves for cognitive whiplash: May 17: Mr. Trump recently offered a taste of his coming line of attack on the campaign trail in Oregon, where he praised Mr. Sanders for highlighting Mrs. Clinton’s ties to … Continue reading

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That Giant Sucking Sound…

The White House has released the text of the much-loathed and feared Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal. You can read it for yourself, but fair warning you don’t want to print it at 2,000 pages and 30 chapters, it will … Continue reading

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Sudden-Death Overtime!

I am highly amused by the reaction of our much cosseted criminal class (Bankers and their Allies) to the new proposed overtime rules. When I read some of the reactions I recalled my high school US history class when we … Continue reading

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Home Is Where Their Hearts Aren’t

Hey guys, remember that time during the Miracle of Chimpy’s Economy when the mostly un-regulated banks decided to abscond with most of the world’s money by creating exotic derivatives based on mortgages, and no one went to jail for it? … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You To Drink: Staples Edition

Staples: FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & BOCA RATON, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) and Office Depot, Inc. (Nasdaq: ODP) today announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Staples will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Office … Continue reading

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He’s A Credit Risk

…but wouldn’t you think that the bankster sharks would show a little professional courtesy? The former Federal Reserve chairman, speaking at a conference in Chicago yesterday, told moderator Mark Zandi of Moody’s Analytics Inc. — “just between the two of … Continue reading

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Well, It Would Be A Good Start

[Geithner] cheerfully relayed a story that also appears in his book about the time he sought advice from Bill Clinton on how to pursue a more populist strategy: “You could take Lloyd Blankfein into a dark alley,” Clinton said, “and … Continue reading

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Today in Banking…

It’s a small consolation prize, but it looks as if the Feds are going to press charges against two of the blood-sucking leeches Too Big To Fail Banks, but not for their crimes against, well, the world. That said, there … Continue reading

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The Midday Quote: Get Off The Cross Edition

“You know, it’s interesting, in America there’s only one group you can legally discriminate against in America anymore: rich people.” –Steve Moore, former Wall St. Journal writer and current Heritage Foundation economist.

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So, Who’s Destroying America Today?

The Koch Brothers Left a Confidential Document at Their Last Donor Conference—Read It Here In the annals of comic-book supervillians, no evil genius is so inept that they leave behind their secret membership roster when they flee their caves, but … Continue reading

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