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US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, finance, terrorism, banks, money laundering, disability, service animals, guns, climate change )

- 58 days ago -
A post on TomCat's blog. A few items this week which seem to me to call for the intervention of the Greek Furies.
Hillary, Bernie, and the Banks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: banks, too big to fail, Dodd Frank, Bernie, Hillary, corruption, Glass-Steagall )

- 232 days ago -
Key members of Congress, especially those involved with enacting financial laws or overseeing financial regulators, have fat paychecks waiting for them on Wall Street when they retire.
Endorse Bernie's Plan to Take on Wall Street - TAKE ACTION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Banks, Wall Street, fiancial system, petition )

- 276 days ago -
Add your name to say you support Bernie's plan to take on Wall Street, break up the big banks, and restore sanity to our financial system.
PLEASE SIGN If You Agree With Elizabeth Warren: Bring Back Glass-Steagall
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: banks, economy, politics, government, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, bankscrime )

- 319 days ago -
It is time to restore Glass-Steagall to stop Big Banks from gambling with our money.
Tell President Obama: Prosecute Wall Street Criminals
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: banks, crime, Wall Street, economic injustice, petitions )

- 388 days ago -
Our government catches big banks ignoring regulations all the time. But instead of putting them on trial and throwing reckless executives in jail, the Department of Justice nearly always agrees to a "deferred prosecution agreement."
End "Too Big to Jail"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: banks, justice, ripoffs, petitions )

- 414 days ago -
If Big Banks can buy their way out of criminal prosecution, thereâEUR(TM)s little incentive for them to do whatâEUR(TM)s right. And itâEUR(TM)s a double standard that says wealthy institutions are above the law.
Help Elizabeth Warren Change Wall Street and Pass the 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act - SIGN PLEASE !
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, Congress, Glass-Steagall Act, Wall Street Reform, banks, economy )

- 761 days ago -
We urge you to co-sponsor and work for passage of the 21st-Century Glass Steagall Act. Like its New Deal-era namesake, this bill would erect a wall between traditional banks and the risky world of investment banks and hedge funds.
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 )

- 802 days ago -
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 )

- 1077 days ago -
Particularly when that bank has a history of involvement with fraud and mismanagement.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, banks, business, congress, economy )

- 1099 days ago -
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.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, banks, economy, crime )

- 1103 days ago -
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 )

- 1158 days ago -
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 )

- 1178 days ago -
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 >>
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tax Wall Street, corruption, congress, government, business, banks )

- 1688 days ago -
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 )

- 2095 days ago -
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.

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