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Sen. Warren (MA) during yesterday’s Banking Committee hearing, once again held little back when grilling those financial and legal bureaucrats with titles starting with “Honorable.”
Professor Black provides this observation about #OWS – “If you look [at the Occupy protests], not just nationwide, but worldwide, you will see some pretty consistent themes developing,” Black says. “Those themes include: we have to deal with the systemically dangerous institutions, the 20 biggest banks that the administration is saying are ticking time bombs, that as soon as one [...]
Update: It is being reported by Mark Hemingway of the Weekly Standard that CBS News appears to be “silencing” investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson. Read the story below the video. The first three minutes provides an update on documents recently released showing AG Eric Holder knew about Fast & Furious as early as July 2010, yet he told Congress in May [...]
Somebody has some splainin’ to do, why it is the same guy who dismissed the Black Panther Voter Intimidation case in 2009, Eric Holder, the big guy at the DOJ – Here’s the letter from Congressmen Issa and Grassley to Holder at DOJ regarding Director Melson’s ‘Independence Day’ testimony – ‘ATF Director, Melson, Provides Testimony w/Personal Counsel to Congressman Issa [...]
The People vs. Goldman Sachs A Senate committee has laid out the evidence. Now the Justice Department should bring criminal charges By Matt Taibbi May 11, 2011 9:30 AM ET They weren’t murderers or anything; they had merely stolen more money than most people can rationally conceive of, from their own customers, in a few blinks of an eye. But then [...]
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