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  1. Financial Forum
    If you have never read this well researched article by Matt Taibbi regarding the corrupt monster that is Goldman Sachs and their manipulation of everything (including our government) then I suggest you do. WARNING! This article will likely **** you off--especially when you realize that they...
  2. General Discussion
    Rush reports that the George Clooney telethon for Haiti raised a tremendous $66 million. (I wonder how much of this will go to actually help the needy vs. how much will disappear, be lost to theft, be embezzled, or otherwise be wasted...). Anyway, given the deficit created by this...
  3. Controversial News and Alternative Politics
    Would that we could find an Amurikan to talk to the Obamination like that. Ron Paul is usually right, but he's a nice guy :rolleyes: Maybe Michelle Bachman (R-MN). :thumb:
  4. Controversial News and Alternative Politics
    Now, while looking at this at the end of the illustration, imagine five of them instead :eek: 1. TARP plus future interest 2. increase in the Federal deficit 3. Stimulus bill 4. Fed buyback of treasuries, open market operations, monetizing the debt (that's so last week ) 5. This weeks...
  5. Controversial News and Alternative Politics
    Obomba budget bomba http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090320/ap_on_go_pr_wh/obama_budget http://www.foxbusiness.com/story/markets/industries/government/purchase-t-toxic-assets-securities/ tards WTF?? FDIC, the other sacred cow, are we trying to break it on purpose?? FDIC was insolvent three weeks...
  6. General Discussion
    Just heard on the news that Citigroup has loaned the government of Dubai $9 Billion dollars of the TARP money they received from us the taxpayers. Bank of America invested $7 Billion of TARP funds in China. I cannot find a link yet. It just came out on FOX news. If anyone finds a link...
  7. General Discussion
    Especially when it pertains to AIG and the big banks.... INSOLVENT Main Entry: in·sol·vent Pronunciation: \(ˌ)in-ˈsäl-vənt, -ˈsȯl-\ Function: adjective Date: 1591 1 a (1): unable to pay debts as they fall due in the usual course of business (2): having liabilities in excess of a...
  8. Controversial News and Alternative Politics
    http://www.urbansurvival.com/week.htm i guess the 80/20 rule does apply? :rolleyes: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aW2V50AS7K0&eurl=http://www.campaignforliberty.com/
  9. General Discussion
    I am so disappointed in Texas Govenor Rick Perry. He has been trash talking the Stimulus Bill and publicly stating Texas did not want any of it. I suppose everyone has their price: Rick Perry accepts Texas' share of stimulus, with reservations 12:00 AM CST on Thursday, February 19, 2009 By...
  10. Controversial News and Alternative Politics
    So our erected representaters at work. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/first100days/2009/02/11/lawmakers-fast-track-compromise-economic-stimulus/ They of course have managed to wrestle te bill down from an astronomical $820 billion to a piddlin little $790 billion. That is a whopping 3%...
  11. General Discussion
    The stimulus at work: GM cuts 10,000 salaried jobs, trims employees' pay 1 hr 11 mins ago NEW YORK – General Motors Corp. is planning to slash another 10,000 salaried jobs this year, saying the cuts are unavoidable with a government restructuring deadline looming and industrywide sales in one...
  12. Controversial News and Alternative Politics
    Whiskey & Gunpowder By James Kunstler January 29, 2009 Saratoga Springs, New York, U.S. "State of Cringe Just as Mr. Obama has danced into the oval office, we've arrived at a moment when a lot of people have a hard time imagining the future. This includes especially the mainstream media...
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