Monday, June 14, 2021

Tag: banks

The CFPB protects us from bad banks; Republicans want to kill...

The CFPB isn’t being targeted because it has failed. It has been targeted because it is succeeding. It must be defended at all costs.

The Death of Banks, Brokers and Credit Card Companies

What is unique and potentially revolutionary about a national blockchain currency is that it would eliminate the need for banks in the payments system.

Four More Bankers Put on Ice

With four former executives of Kaupthing Bank having their convictions upheld this week, Iceland is showing the world that it's possible to prosecute bankers. So when will the U.S. catch on?

How Goldman Sachs Profited from the Greek Debt Crisis

The recent crisis in Greece offers yet another illustration of Wall Street’s powers of persuasion and predation as Goldman Sachs has profited from Greece’s debt. This is now an issue of morality, don't you think?

Hillary Clinton’s Glass-Steagall

Hillary Clinton won’t propose reinstating a bank break-up law known as the Glass-Steagall Act and this just might be the biggest mistake in her presidential campaign. Is Clinton still too close to Wall Street?

Greece – What You are not Being Told by the Media

According to mainstream media, the current economic crisis in Greece is due to the government spending too much money on its people that it went broke. This claim however, is a lie. It was the banks that wrecked the country so oligarchs and international corporations could benefit.

Nabbing Financial Felons

The government can't stop corporate crime until it starts charging the financial felons for the crimes they oversaw. It's time the banksters themselves feel the heat.

A Bailed-Out Banker Lectures About Fairness

James Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan Chase is complaining that “banks are under assault.” But America’s largest Wall Street empire has illegally deceived and cheated its way to the top. Dimon should be grateful he’s not in jail.

A Whining Wall Street Banker Pleads for Pity

JP Morgan is facing another multi-billion dollar fine for massive illegalities. But why is John Pierpont Morgan whining about the most recent fine? He's never actually had to pay the price and go to jail.

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Chicago cop arrested for storming Capitol building

The charges against Officer Karol Chwiesiuk each carry up to a year in prison if convicted.

Why the Second Amendment protects a ‘well-regulated militia’ but not a private citizen militia

The California case raises troubling questions about the meaning and proper role of “militias” under the Second Amendment.

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.

How democrats and progressives undermined the potential of the Biden-Putin summit

Progressives went along with Democratic Party leaders and corporate liberal media as they fueled the momentum toward a nuclear doomsday.

The big threat of fences across the West

The American West contains 620,000 miles of fencing, threatening the migration of pronghorn, mule deer and other species.