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DariusIII Wrote: Apr 21, 2013 3:25 PM
The team that decided to throw Lehman under the bus was made up of five people, four of whom had ties to Goldman Sachs- Lehman's long time rival. And the decision to bail out AIG allowed Goldman Sachs to recover 100 cents on the dollar of its AIG paper.

Inquiring minds in the US note the upcoming German election and may be wondering about the platforms of the major political parties. Reader Bernd from Germany explains.

Die Linke (The Left): Die Linke is made up of the former SED/PDS (The East German Communist Ruling Party), some former West German Communist and Socialist Parties and a “rebel group” of the SPD. They all have merged and are now called "Die Linke". By and large they have a communist/socialist platform, albeit not Stalinist. Their main requests are: dissolve NATO and replace it with a new organization to include...

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