Posts Tagged ‘economic policy’


Rigged Rating Agencies Explained

by Rabble Rouser

Thank you, John Stewart.

John Coffee, The Daily Show, Aug. 10, 2011.

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Thursday
11
August 2011

Rating Agencies Rigged?

by Rabble Rouser

Loan sharks corner the market as banks and rating agencies have been caught with their hand in the cookie jar one too many times.  How long before we stop running scared, letting them run the show?  How long, before actions are heinous enough for those who are allowing them to perpetrate these economic catastrophucks say enough? And when will those who say they want to be fiscally conservative learn that threatening to default for grandstanding ended up costing taxpayers more money.

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Tuesday
09
August 2011

Who Benefits, If America Defaults?

by Rabble Rouser

Not America.  Not you.  Not me.  Who holds our debt?  Multinational banks?  Who do our politicians work for?  America? Or something else?  Why would they do something that would help big banks get bigger interest rates, and crash our economy even worse than it is now? Do they want America to fail?

Wall Street is once again so corrupt, they’re like children misbehaving, begging for discipline.

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Thursday
28
July 2011