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Meet the Dirty Dozen : Banksters + Brokers Who Bilked the Planet : Rolling Stone - 0 views

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    Meet the bankers and brokers responsible for the financial crisis - and the officials who let them get away with it. Matt Taibbi
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"The Last Picture Show": President Barack Obama's Fiscal Year 2009 and 2010 Budgets - 0 views

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    If the banks can create trillions of dollars in credit out of thin air for lending, why can't the government create it for the people? Read about introducing $2.5 trillion of debt-free money into the economy (via the Cook Plan). Pretty radical suggestions here. But they make sense to me.
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Obama marks crisis by urging Wall Street to act before Congress | TheHill.com - 0 views

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    "You don't have to wait to use plain language in your dealings with consumers. You don't have to wait to put the 2009 bonuses of your senior executives up for a shareholder vote," Obama said. "You don't have to wait for a law to overhaul your pay system so that folks are rewarded for long-term performance instead of short-term gains."
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The Next Financial Crisis | The New Republic - 0 views

  • Fed may well have mitigated our current crisis by sowing the seeds for the next one.
  • Bernanke is a prisoner of a financial system with serious built-in flaws.
  • Banking was once a dangerous profession. In Britain, for instance, bankers faced “unlimited liability”
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    Fed may well have mitigated our current crisis by sowing the seeds for the next one.
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Contact Congress: List of Email, Phone & Fax Numbers for all Representatives & Senators... - 0 views

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    Contact Congress: List of Email, Phone & Fax Numbers for all Representatives & Senators - 2009
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Pigs at the Trough: How Corporate Greed and Political Corruption Are Undermining America - 0 views

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    CEOs and others at the top of the corporate ladder engaging in rampant-though often legal-corruption to improve the bottom line and line their own pockets. They gamble with relative abandon on the chance for that "one big one," that "perfect kill." Unfortunately, they're gambling with your money and mine -- without our knowledge or permission.
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