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New Report: Fortune 100 Companies Have Received $1.2 Trillion in Corporate Welfare Recently
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, banks, Corporate Welfare, corruption, dishonesty, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, military )

Kit
- 530 days ago - truth-out.org
Military contractors, oil companies and banks are the biggest 'welfare queens' around.
Why Let a Bank Write U.S. Financial Reform Legislation?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Campaign Finance, Financial Reform, Banks, Citibank, Congress, Financial Crisis, Foreclosure Crisis, Taxes, Politics News )

Judy
- 805 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Particularly when that bank has a history of involvement with fraud and mismanagement.
TAKE ACTION: TELL CONGRESS: ITS TIME TO END TOO BIG TO FAIL
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, banks, business, congress, economy )

Beverly
- 826 days ago - pac.petitions.moveon.org
Give Wall Street megabanks a choice: Carry enough capital to cover your own losses, or downsize until you're no longer a threat to American taxpayers.
TAKE ACTION: URGE PRESIDENT OBAMA AND CONGRESS TO SUPPORT THE BROWN-VITTER BILL TO END "TOO BIG TO FAIL"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, banks, economy, crime )

Beverly
- 831 days ago - act.boldprogressives.org
Join her in urging President Obama and Congress to end "too big to fail." Sign our petition supporting the Brown-Vitter bill.
Government Debt and Deficits Are Not the Problem. Private Debt Is.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, banks, congress, debt, dishonesty, economy, elections, ethics, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, lies, media, politics, propaganda, socialsecurity, war )

Kit
- 886 days ago - truth-out.org
The problem is that "fiscal responsibility" is economically irresponsible, as far as full employment and economic recovery are concerned, less government spending shrinks the circular flow between the private sector's producers and consumers.
ACTION: Tell Obama to End Too Big to Jail - PLEASE SIGN ( US Only)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: AG Holder, Obama, banks, Wall Street, too big to fail/ trial, justice, economy, crash )

Angelika
- 906 days ago - signon.org
In testimony on Wed, March 6, US AG Holder said "I am concerned that the size of some of these institutions becomes so large that it does become difficult for us to prosecute them ... I think that is a function of the fact that some of these >>
SIGN THE PETITION! Tax Wall Street
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tax Wall Street, corruption, congress, government, business, banks )

Nancy
- 1416 days ago - secure3.convio.net
The deficit issue that we face today was in large part created by the world financial crisis, a crisis caused by Wall Street speculation. Now it's time to call upon Wall Street to start paying its fair share to help us out of the hole they dug.
How Ruthless Banks Gutted the Black Middle Class and Got Away With It
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, dishonesty, economy, banks, foreclosures )

Michelle
- 1823 days ago - truth-out.org
The real estate and foreclosure crisis has stripped African-American families of more wealth than any single event in history.The American middle class has been hammered over the last several decades.
Tentative Settlement Reached in UBS Tax Evasion Case
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, Foreign countries, money, banks, tax evasion )

Lone
- 2222 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The U.S. and Swiss governments have tentatively settled a dispute in which the U.S. government was seeking information about thousands of American depositors suspected of using accounts at Switzerland's largest bank to hide money from the Internal Revenu
California's Creditors Look to Options for IOUs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, California, Gov. Schwarzenegger, banks, budget, economy, debts )

Dee
- 2242 days ago - news.yahoo.com
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Thousands of vendors who do billions of dollars of business with the state of California are scrambling as major banks say they will no longer honor the state's IOUs.
Curb Abuse By Credit Card Companies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, protection, americans, banks, credit cards, abuse, interest rates, economy, bailout, money, fees )

Tom
- 2358 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Tell Congress we can't afford to wait until mid-2010 for credit card reform! Several major banks just hiked interest rates and fees on our credit cards, turning a blind eye to the millions of Americans struggling with the collapsing economy.
Take Off Those Yellow Ribbons - They're a Fraud
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: WAR, lie, Bush, Clinton, Obama, Iraq, afghanistan, killing, injury, death, suffering, NWO, banks, money, greed, power, TRUTH, love, compassion )

Gregory
- 2434 days ago - brasschecktv.com
VIDEO:If you're going to put a ribbon on your car, how about a black one to show that you mourn those killed and injured, you oppose the war, and you oppose having our military hijacked by a gang of treasonous thieves.
U.S. Banks Getting $163B From Treasury Will Pay Over Half to Shareholders - Purpose of Bailout Defeated!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: banks, bailout, new lending, Treasury Department, government funds, prupose, defeated, betrayal, dividends, shareholders )

LucyKalei
- 2497 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Govt funds were intended for new lending. Critics-economists & Congress members- question why banks should get govt money if they have enough to pay dividends. If $$ used for dividends, defeats the purpose of the program. Banks'd've refused participation,
The Mother Of All Bank Runs?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: financial crisis, treasury, bailout, banks, global crisis, rescue plan, credit crisis )

Marion
- 2523 days ago - forbes.com
It's plain that the current financial crisis is worsening in spite of--or perhaps because of--the Treasury rescue plan.
Republicans Block Consideration of Housing Relief Package in Senate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Republicans, NeoCONs, Senate, housing crisis, credit crunch, relief for American citizens, war profiteers, corporatists, ethics, banks, elections )

Blue
- 2738 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Republicans "blocked consideration of a bill designed to prop up the struggling housing industry" yesterday. The bill would have provided billions of dollars to local communities and changed bankruptcy laws to help low-income homeowners...
 

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