Int’l Business Times “article” on the Fed: Important info (hold the opinion)

KW writes: A fascinating piece at IBTimes. New information shows that in addition to the TARP funds and bank bailout that Americans know about, there were secret loans from the Federal Reserve to private banks. And, did you know that our US Federal Reserve secretly loaned money to foreign banks? What is that about? My […]

Is Alan Greenspan Going Green Party?

from the Green Party of the United States: Did you catch Alan Greenspan on television last Sunday morning? The former chair of the Federal Reserve, who learned during his career that the slightest indications on his part resulted in major market panics, was outspoken on the problem he sees with our economy. Greenspan said: Our […]

“Audit The Federal Reserve” supported by Bernie Sanders and Ron Paul

from Independent Political Report Bernie Sanders and Ron Paul come together on “audit the Fed” amendment in Senate Independent Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders (who is also closely associated with the Vermont Progressive Party, used to be a member of various third parties, and calls himself a democratic socialist) has been working with Republican Representative […]

From Cynthia McKinney: Buyer’s Remorse, Economic Collapse, Oligarchs, & War

However, on the other hand, these expressions of “buyer’s remorse” indicate that people knowingly allowed themselves to be swept into the voting booth and vote against their values.

Even my mom wants to throw the bums out…

My mother is not that into politics. I was very amused and heartened that instead of the usual e-mail forward from her — make your own Christmas light postcard, the difference between men and women, etc. — I got the e-mail below, which she had cc’d to dozens of her suburbanite friends. Watch out Congress! […]

A Gift For A Generation: A US Financial System Of Our Own

Digg It! Buzz It Up! Cynthia McKinney A Gift for a Generation:  A U.S. Financial System of Our Own September 25, 2008 Last week, I posted ten points (that were by no means exhaustive) for Congressional action immediately in the wake of the financial crisis now gripping our country.  At that time, the Democratic leadership […]

Digg it! Seize the Time! by Cynthia McKinney

In my reading over the course of the last few years, I had to become somewhat conversant with the language of the new economy:  bundled mortgages, securitization, SPEs, SIVs, derivatives.  But in addition to the old concepts that always seemed to be with us–predatory lending, redlining, no affordable housing amid “the housing bubble,”– it soon […]

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