Is Citigroup’s $7 Billion Fine Bogus?

Justice Department honchos proudly held a press conference announcing their "punishment" of Citigroup. Missing entirely from this public display, however, was the aforementioned Citigroup CEO or any of the bank's executives who participated in the fraud

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Geithner Gets a Perch on Wall Street

Jim Hightower OtherWords http://otherwords.org/geithner-gets-perch-wall-street/ Timmy Geithner has landed. After President Barack Obama’s first-term Treasury Secretary resigned early this year, I lost track of him. But in November, Geithner reappeared, having spun himself through Washington’s revolving door – whoosh, whoosh, whoosh – and flung himself all the way up to Wall...

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Overthrow the Speculators

Chris Hedges TruthDig.com http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/overthrow_the_speculators_20131229 Money, as Karl Marx lamented, plays the largest part in determining the course of history. Once speculators are able to concentrate wealth into their hands they have, throughout history, emasculated government, turned the press into lap dogs and courtiers, corrupted the courts and hollowed out public...

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