Monthly Archives: July 2012


BPR Quote of the Day “If we are not able to ask skeptical questions, to interrogate those who tell us that something is true, to be skeptical of those in authority, then we’re up for grabs.” Carl Sagan    

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PR Flop

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The Fed and Its Friends

A new book by Neil Barofsky, former Inspector General of the TARP program criticizes President Obama, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, and federal regulators for working in the interests of Wall Street at the expense of distressed homeowners and the public. … Continue reading

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At Least Zygotes Can’t Vote…..Yet

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The chief economist for an international corporate consulting firm crunched the numbers and came up with $21 Trillion stashed away in offshore tax havens and unavailable for use by financially-strapped government treasuries. If this revenue were available, social programs around … Continue reading

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“Watch out now, take care Beware of greedy leaders They take you where you should not go…” George Harrison “Beware of Darkness”  

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Billionaires Buying the Election

BERNIE SANDERS VERSUS THE BILLIONAIRES By John Nichols/ Common Dreams/ July 24, 2012   If two dozen billionaire families were combining their wealth to effectively buy the 2012 election, it would be time for patriots to mount a bold response … Continue reading

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Will Rogers Talks to the Bankers

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Wealth Doesn’t Trickle Down– It Just                          Floods Offshore, New Research Reveals By Heather Stewart/ The Guardian/ July 21, 2012 View the full graphic: where and what are tax … Continue reading

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What Does Mitt Love More Than His Name?

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