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Credit Where None Is Due: Epic Fails Become Wins For GOP

Publié le 24 janvier, 2010 | 1 commentaire
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Credit Where None Is Due:  Epic Fails Become Wins For GOP

Banks create biggest financial crash since Depression, receive $700+ billion in taxpayer-funded bailout, subsequently cease all lending while raising credit card interest rates/fees to record levels! President Obama extends war in Afghanistan to include relentless drone-bomber strikes on Pakistan, receives Nobel Peace Prize! Supreme Court credits Corporations with ‘personhood’, human beings credited with colluding in […]

Preventing Madoff-type Ponzi Schemes and Corporate Scandals

Publié le 1 mars, 2009 | Pas de commentaires
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Preventing Madoff-type Ponzi Schemes and Corporate Scandals

In the midst of the greatest economic crisis of the post-war era, Bernard Madoff was forced to reveal the Ponzi scheme he had been running for years, when there weren’t enough funds to pay off the flood of redemption requests during this time of financial market turmoil. In fact, the trustee supervising the bankruptcy of […]