The Mobsters of Wall Street

The funny thing about Wall Street mobsters ... is that they make a killing by defrauding millions of homeowners, customers, investors and taxpayers — then, when caught, they wonder why we don't love them.

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Post Office Banking Could Be the Start of Something Big

Government institutions like the Post Office have a number of advantages over the big banks. For one thing, they have publicly accountable inspector generals, like the one who wrote this report. As has been demonstrated by recent experience, the private banks do not. Instead, powerful Wall Street institutions have a...

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Geithner’s Magical Trip Through the Revolving Door

Jim Hightower jimhightower.com http://www.jimhightower.com/node/8198 Timmy Geithner has landed. The Secretary of the Treasury in President Obama’s first term resigned early this year, and we lost track of him for months. But in November, Geithner reappeared, having spun himself through Washington’s revolving door – whoosh, whoosh, whoosh – and flung himself...

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The Banksters Are Now Setting Up the Crash of 2016

The Daily Take, The Thom Hartmann Program truthout http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/20378-the-banksters-are-now-setting-up-the-crash-of-2016 As the great Yogi Berra once said, “it’s déjà vu all over again.” Right now, millions of Americans are still struggling to recover from the 2008 financial collapse. That collapse was fueled by the housing crisis, when Wall Street banksters were...

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