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Obama and Congress must get tougher on offshore tax cheats--prosecuting them as criminals and requiring full payment, with penalties and interest.
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.
A tax loophole could let the ten largest paper companies rake in a whopping $8 billion. Where's the outrage?
Don't reward the rogue financiers at AIG and Goldman Sachs who enriched themselves while impoverishing millions. Investigate them.
As we rebuild America's aging infrastructure, let's make sure taxpayer money goes to those who need it and doesn't line the pockets of those who knew how to play the game.
A lot of angry people in America are lusting to bring Wall Street geniuses who engineered the financial collapse to justice. And they just might succeed.
What separates Madoff's Ponzi scheme from the follies of the bailed-out banks, and how is Blagojevich's pay-to-play any different from standard political fundraising?
The $50 billion fraud is bad enough. But the disgraced trader has done even more serious damage. He's destroyed trust in our financial system.
Paulson's rescue plan represents a historic swindle--all sugar for the villains, lasting pain for the rest of us. Don't let Wall Street get away with this without enacting significant reform.
The architects of America's disfunctional financial system allowed Wall Street gamble with our retirement savings--and now they appear to have lost it.