Posts Tagged ‘corporate state’

Wall Street Banksters and the Tapeworm Economy

Sunday, January 30, 2011 17:49 12 Comments

This interview with Catherine Austin Fitts is one of the most powerful 60 minutes of dialogue I have seen in some time. To quote Charles Burris: As former managing director and member of the board of directors of the Wall Street investment bank Dillon, Read & Company, and Assistant Secretary of Housing under George H.W. [...]

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The Government’s Tax Racket Grows New Tentacles

Monday, January 4, 2010 21:42 4 Comments

The large special interests have won again, and you folks all lose. Do you think it is pricey, now, to have your taxes prepared at a place like H&R Block or Jackson Hewitt, or even the smaller Mom-and-Pop tax prep shops? Special interests who stand to profit from this new and corrupt scheme have convinced [...]

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Politicians Act Surprised by Lack of “Business Criteria” for Decisions at New Government Motors

Monday, July 6, 2009 13:34 5 Comments

Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander was shocked, shocked when the decision was made to build the government’s new dream car at the Lake Orion plant near Detroit. The three plants competing to build Obama’s mini Greenmobile were Janesville, WI, Spring Hill, TN, and Lake Orion, MI.  Michigan won out as a favor to Governor Granholm and [...]

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More Corporate State Shenanigans

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 21:28 1 Comment

Creditors of Protein Sciences Corporation (of Meriden, Connecticut) filed an involuntary Chapter 7 petition to force the company into bankruptcy and liquidation. A day later, the U.S. government announced a $35 million federal contract for Protein Sciences Corp. “to develop a faster way to make vaccines for pandemic influenza.” How did this come about? Connecticut Senator [...]

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Obama Sells Big Pharma-Corporate State Ripoff

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 6:59 3 Comments

Is there something wrong with this headline on Bloomberg News today? “Obama Gets Drug-Industry Booster With Pledge That Keeps Elderly Medicated.” Here’s a few snippets: The pharmaceutical industry pledge includes $30 billion “that could be used” to provide discounts for medicines, said Reid H. Cherlin, a White House spokesman. That will help narrow a gap [...]

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