Tag Archive | "Crime"

The Laughter You Hear Comes From Wall Street and The Banks

When I come back in my next life, I want to be a banker or a hotshot on Wall Street. Because it’s the kind of work where you can do anything you want, break any laws, never get punished and make a huge amount of money. And the best thing is: you make someone else pay for your fuck-ups. That is the upshot of the settlement reached today with the banks. Another day, another sham.

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Austerity Works!…In A World Where Leaders Want Stagnation

    I often fear I am going to be injured–a victim of the adult "shaken head" syndrome. It’s the syndrome I think many of us are afflicted with–you wake up every day and read some stupid-ass comment or proposal by political leaders of both parties and…you shake your head. I’m telling you, it’s dangerous.   […]

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Jail. Them. Now.

   I get ginned up as much as the next person when I read about any government action against the financial institutions that robbed millions of people of their jobs and retirement–and their dignity and respect. But, in some way, this is a game.    Unless the heads of these institutions go to jail, nothing […]

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