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Obama Makes Foul Call for Economic 'Fairness'

farwen Wrote: Apr 16, 2012 9:31 AM
Capitalism Without Failure: Bill Black: "US Promotes Flawed Economic Dogma that Encourages Fraud, Needlessly Perpetuates a Pattern of Recurring, Intensifying Financial Crises" 6 Mar 2012 – .In the FDIC 2003 Annual Report there is a picture of the Head of the Office of Thrift Supervision, James Gilleran, holding a chain saw.
sirden Wrote: Apr 16, 2012 10:49 PM
He is standing next to the 3 leading bank lobbyists in America, and the Deputy Head of the FDIC, who will become his successor.

The other gentlemen are holding pruning shears. The message is that they will destroy regulation. Gillerin, holding the chain saw, is signalling that he is going to be completely indiscriminate.

The US Govt has chosen to risk everything: is working with banks to hide their losses, permitting them to remain systemically dangerous institutions.

The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own One

The whole interview audio:
The Warning:

You have got to give credit where credit is due.

President Barack Obama has laid out the core message of his re-election campaign. It is a message whose claims are blatantly false and whose point is irrelevant to what is of greatest concern to Americans today.

Despite this, there is no evidence so far that his strategy and messaging is not working and won't be successful.

In his speech Tuesday at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, the president defined what he called "the defining issue of our time."

This defining issue, per the president, appears to...