Nation Topics - Banking Predatory Lending
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GOP "tea-baggers" take note: The Justice Department is closing in on offshore tax cheats. And former Sen. Phil Gramm, their chief enabler, could be caught in the net.
To restore the nation's broken financial system, Washington must reform the Federal Reserve.
After years of hiding US money in their Swiss offices, UBS faces a Senate committee made up of legislators under their payroll.
Banks have polluted the economy; it's a matter of equity and efficiency that they clean it up.
America's largest financial institutions are insolvent. It's time to face the truth and take the painful actions that will allow the economy to recover.
Of the three tax-challenged Obama appointees, only Timothy Geithner has survived. Is that luck or is there still something special about being from Wall Street?
Why rush to throw another $350 billion of taxpayer money at the Wall Street bandits and their political cronies who created the biggest financial mess since the Great Depression?
Instead of facilitating mergers, we should be reregulating the banking industry and enforcing real transparency.
Forget big bailouts. The fed should finance non-profit state banks like the Bank of North Dakota--no profit means no reason for bankers to misbehave--to get real money to real people in the real economy.
Obama, who promised change, has put the same old Wall Street hustlers on his economic team. Maybe he could send us an e-mail to explain.