"No matter how paranoid or conspiracy-minded you are, what the government is actually doing is worse than you imagine." - - - William Blum

October 16, 2009

Bits and Pieces for the Week of October 11 - 17

Foreclosure update (and it's not looking too rosy) (Mike)

A case against increasing the Federal Debt (Mike)

A plan for Afghanistan (Mike)

William K. Black - How the Servant Became a Predator: Finance's Five Fatal Flaws The financial sector's fixation on accounting earnings leads it to pressure U.S manufacturing and service firms to export jobs abroad, to deny capital to firms that are unionized, and to encourage firms to use foreign tax havens to evade paying U.S. taxes. (7 of 6)

Obama does it again... America wins the President's Cup! - ;) (7 of 6)

How Arizona balances its expenses... Funds raided to square state budget. "Legislators swept $228 mil this year." Taking from one program to pay for another. Unreal is all I can say. (7 of 6)

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