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Carlin: Here Are Your Owners

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Ready to Burst?

Zombie Economy – Living Bubble By Chris Kanthan/ Nation of Change/ December 4, 2013 Imagine the reaction you would get if you walked into an off-the-hook fraternity party and shouted, “Stop this party! There are too many drunk people and … Continue reading

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THE PROBLEMS GO MUCH DEEPER

The Real Crisis Is Not The Government Shutdown By Paul Craig Roberts/ paulcraigroberts.org/ October 2, 2013 The inability of the media and politicians to focus on the real issues never ceases to amaze. The real crisis is not the “debt … Continue reading

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That Was Easy

BPR Quote of the Day: “The United States can pay any debt it has because we can always print money to do that. So there is zero probability of default.” Alan Greenspan  (8-7-2011)

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RECOVERY OR BUBBLE?

The Virtual Recovery By Paul Craig Roberts/ PaulCraigRoberts.org/ October 29, 2012 Since mid-2009 the US has been enjoying a virtual recovery courtesy of a rigged inflation measure that understates inflation. The financial Presstitutes spoon out the government’s propaganda that prices … Continue reading

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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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Crony Capitalism

If you missed this PBS episode from January 20, 2012,, it is well worth a look. Bill Moyers & Company explores “Crony Capitalism,” i.e. what’s remains of what we used to call capitalism and democracy. David Stockman, former budget director … Continue reading

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HOW SAD WE ONLY HAVE ONE BERNIE SANDERS

The American People Are Angry By Bernie Sanders/ OpEdNews.com/ June 28, 2012 The American people are angry.  They are angry that they are being forced to live through the worst recession in our lifetimes — with sky-high unemployment, with millions … Continue reading

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Why We Keep Getting Screwed

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“On Election Day, whoever wins, we lose.”

The Men We Trusted to Lead Us by Robert Scheer Truthdig, Sep 28, 2011 Now he tells us. On Wednesday Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke referred to the nation’s unemployment rate as a “national crisis,” an obvious if depressing fact of life … Continue reading

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