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Bank of America: When $45 Billion is Really $199.2 billion

Michael Whitney FIREDOGLAKE/ OXDOWN GAZETE Friday April 24, 2009 If you’ve been following the news, you know by now that Bank of America is in debt to the American taxpayer in the amount of $45 billion – the amount of TARP funds (aka “bailout money”) that they received since last year. But it turns out […]

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Greenwald: The Individuals Obama Chose to be His Top Economic Officials Embody Exactly the Corruption He Repeatedly Vowed to End

Larry Summers, Tim Geithner and Wall Street’s ownership of government Glenn Greenwald- SALON Apr. 04, 2009 | White House officials yesterday released their personal financial disclosure forms, and included in the millions of dollars which top Obama economics adviser Larry Summers made from Wall Street in 2008 is this detail: Lawrence H. Summers, one of […]

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Matt Taibbi: The Big Takeover – Rolling Stone Magazine

The global economic crisis isn’t about money – it’s about power. How Wall Street insiders are using the bailout to stage a revolution ROLLING STONE | March 19, 2009 The Big Takeover- Matt Taibbi It’s over — we’re officially, royally fucked. No empire can survive being rendered a permanent laughingstock, which is what happened as […]

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