Monthly Archives: July 2012

60 Minutes/Vanity Fair Poll:Who is Jamie Dimon?

America, land of the scammed and home of the uninformed. Think there may be a connection?
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18560_162-57476746/60-minutes-vanity-fair-poll-august-edition/?pageNum=4&tag=contentMain%3BcontentBody
Link excerpt:
Only 14 percent deposited votes identifying JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon as a New York banker. Nine percent voted for him being a Texas congressman, 11 percent guessed that he rolled either as a skateboarder or a daredevil motorcyclist. A whopping two thirds of Americans did not know who he was. …

Banks urge Congress to extend crisis-era deposit insurance

One of the worst possible moves Congress can make. Stop enabling casinos posing as banks!!
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/07/30/us-fdic-tag-extension-idUSBRE86T02U20120730
Link excerpt:
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The expiration of special U.S. deposit insurance at the end of the year has spurred banks to lobby Congress to extend the program out of fear that companies will withdraw billions

July 29, 2012 at 07:18PM

Can’t wait for both sides to realize Chik Fil A is the lamest way to trivialize an issue.

July 29, 2012 at 07:09PM

Without question the saddest chart from this Great Recession.

July 29, 2012 at 01:38PM

July 29, 2012 at 01:18PM

July 29, 2012 at 01:16PM

Somebody thinks I believe in America. Sadly most the party leadership assumes I don’t.

46.5 Million Americans, Record 22.3 Million US Households, On Foodstamps

GSElevator:[Classic] #1: I wish I invested in poverty. It’s up 60% since 2001. #2: We did.
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/465-million-americans-record-223-million-us-households-foodstamps
Link excerpt:
America’s transition into a welfare state continues, as May saw a new all time high number of American households, 22.3 million to be exact, enter technical poverty and collect foodstamps. At the individual level, 46.5 million Americans lived off foodstamps, a 222,157 increase in the month, or more …

Corrupt Government Officials Should Be In Jail … Alongside Corrupt Banksters – Washington’s Blog

The government won’t prosecute Wall St. because the indicted from Wall St would roll over on and finger the government… quid pro quo
http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2012/07/corrupt-government-officials-should-be-in-jail-alongside-corrupt-banksters.html
Link excerpt:
Wall Street fraud caused the Great Depression and the current financial crisis. Top economists and financial experts agree that our economy will never recover unless Wall Street fraud is prosecuted.

Tell the Senate: Audit the Federal Reserve, Pass S. 202!

Sign and send to your Senators…
http://petitions.conservativeactionalerts.com/7416/tell-senate-audit-federal-reserve-passs-202/?fb_action_ids=4279364019162&fb_action_types=og.recommends&fb_source=aggregation&fb_aggregation_id=288381481237582
Link excerpt:
“To require a full audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal reserve banks by the Comptroller General of the United States before the end of 2012, and for other purposes.”