The same ex-congressman who claimed that there was no sexual intent behind his tickling of a staffer has a new one for ya.
"Codex delegates will trip all over themselves in their rush to establish low maximum acceptable levels for healthy vitamins and minerals, but when it comes to a true industrial contaminant, extremely harmful to health, they look the other way."
Any way you look at it, the too big to fails are not needed and they are dragging our economy into a black hole. Like the sheriff in Blazing Saddles or Kendig's 1,000 pound men, they are playing us for fools.
SAIC announced that it has been awarded a new contract, $6.6bn ceiling, by the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) to support the DIA DoD Intelligence Information System (DoDIIS) Enterprise, Combatant Commands and Service Intelligence Agencies with in
According to the latest from the National Enquirer, John Edwards is working on a plea deal that will let him avoid jail time. But he will have to plead guilty--to something.
The bills have nothing to do with the environment
This General Motors CEO explains a few more detail about how GM repaid their loan in "full with interest"!
Two government offices - one in Washington and the other in Austin - issued news releases Thursday, one noting a Houston-based company has been nominated for a prestigious national award, the other stating the same company is being charged with fraud
. . . when investigators determine the precise cause of the oil-rig explosion that threatens to poison huge swaths of the Gulf of Mexico, what they'll conclude is that something went catastrophically wrong with the work done by Halliburton.
And I'm not referring to the $23 trillion in bailouts, loans, guarantees and other known shenanigans that the special inspector general for the TARP program mentions. I'm talking about more covert types of bailouts.
Morgan Stanley shares dropped Wednesday following a report that the investment bank is facing an investigation into mortgage derivative deals.
It's the Fed lending these banks money cheap allowing them to lend it back to the government at higher rates? Is that really all the banks are doing with their money? Pretty much yes.
The coincidence of the two main firms that control the world having a perfect track record is impossible2. And since things in reality tend to be zero sum, when everyone makes money, someone may be tempted to ask the question, just who is losing mone
In the quarter ended March 31, Goldman made money on every single trading day. The firm did not record a loss of even $0.01 on even one day in the last quarter. That's 63 days profitable out of 63 trading days. The statistic probability of this...
Federal agents have launched parallel criminal and civil probes of JPMorgan Chase and its trading activity in the precious metals market, centering on whether or not the top derivatives holder acted improperly to depress the price of silver.
A Nashville Tennessee police officer was arrested on two counts of sexual battery after he was accused of putting his hand down a waitress’s pants. A Maui Hawaii police officer was arrested on felony charges of promotion of a dangerous drug and posse
You have wearied the Lord with your words...by saying,...”Where is the God of justice?”‘ (Malachi 2:17 NIV)...The more I have come to know him, the harder it has become for me to ask such a God to explain where he has been.
Washington financial reform promises business as usual
Violent authoritarian thugs with guns and badges make up an excuse to assault a Canadian couple at the U.S. Border who had the nerve to come here to spend their money.
As usual, Congressman Alan Mollohan's (D-WV) Incredible Perpetual Money Machine has filled his once-empty campaign coffers. What's not so usual is that the congressman, a staple on Citizens for Reform and Ethics in Washington's "15 Most Corrupt" list
Offered by banks like JP Morgan, Bank of America, and Citigroup, the so-called municipal credit default swaps can be used by investors to bet that insurance contracts protecting holders of municipal bonds will default.
A Chester New York police officer was arrested on public lewdness & child endangerment charges for allegedly exposing his genitals to two young girls at one location and then doing the same to two others at a different location.
As we’ve seen happen so many times before in police brutality cases, evidence against the Prince George’s County police officers who beat up a University of Maryland student has gone missing. ABC 7 News is calling it a “bizarre coincidence.” Un
During the Goldman Sachs hearing on Capitol Hill Tuesday, senators asked bankers why they did what they did – and the lawmakers didn't like the responses they got.
In a recent article written by JB Williams entitled, “DC Knows that Obama is Ineligible for Office,” Williams highlights some facts signaling that the federal government, the main-stream media and those closely related to both know that Barak Obam
The former director of a federal office in charge of helping shield government whistleblowers from unfair treatment, plans to plead guilty to withholding information from congress after he had his office computer files professionally deleted in 2006.
‘Well, what if we created a ‘thing,’ which has no purpose, which is absolutely conceptual and highly theoretical and which nobody knows how to price?’” Watching the index fall is “a little like Frankenstein turning against his own inventor.”
These customers appeared to have assumed the relationship was on a different footing, that Goldman at a minimum (consistent with its continued blather about putting customers first) was not rapacious and would deal with them honestly and fairly.
A senior attorney at the SEC's Washington headquarters spent up to eight hours a day looking at and downloading pornography. When he ran out of hard drive space, he burned the files to CDs or DVDs, which he kept in boxes around his office.
It is already way to late to prevent a massive derivatives blowup of some sort. The only question is when that blowup happens. It could be next month or years from now.