OK, we knew this all along, but I still winced when I read it in Firedoglake: For perhaps the first time, President Barack Obama was forced to explain why there have been no prosecutions of Wall Street executives for their fraudulent actions during the run-up to the financial crisis. Asked by Jake Tapper to explain […]
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Matt Taibbi explains why it’s accurate to think of crooked investment bankers — banksters — as scam artists as well as degenerate gamblers… Bookmark It
The truism “A picture is worth a thousand words” is even truer in the video era. For stark evidence of out-of-control cops on Wall Street, click here … Bookmark It
Was coverage of the hurricane too intense? A better question is why don’t politicians and the media put the same amount of energy into covering the economic disaster still unfolding right under their noses? Bookmark It
When it comes to describing the complacency of the Wall Street banksters, their disregard for the millions of people they defrauded and the ease with which they continue to push the right buttons in Washington in order to avoid restitution and prosecution… well, nobody does it better than Matt Taibbi. Bookmark It