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Uncle Sam’s Favorite Corporations—the companies that have gained the most from federal grants, special tax preferences, loans, and loan guarantees.

By Against Crony Capitalism April 1, 2015   Uncle Sam’s Favorite Corporations—the companies that have gained the most from federal grants, special tax preferences, loans, and loan guarantees.     This is an excellent report from Good Jobs First, a “good government” advocacy group, which also maintains the very useful SUBSIDY TRACKER tool. The report […]

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Bailout is Back: Fannie and Freddie Likely Need “Additional Treasury Investment” After Derivatives Losses

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com March 19, 2015   Bailout is Back: Fannie and Freddie Likely Need “Additional Treasury Investment” After Derivatives Losses     There is trouble again for federal mortgage backers and bailout queens Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, whose failures helped to trigger the housing market collapse and subsequent 2008 economic crisis. The […]


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Bloodthirsty Bankers: “I Would Crawl on Broken Glass Dragging My Exposed Junk to Get This Deal”

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com   Bloodthirsty Bankers: “I Would Crawl on Broken Glass Dragging My Exposed Junk to Get This Deal”   Many Wall Street bankers would do anything – literally anything – to make money. That makes for a harsh reality when you consider that the fate of the entire economy of the United […]


Fed Vice Chairman Warns: Your Bank May Seize Your Money to Recapitalize Itself   Recently updated !

Source: http://www.shtfplan.com By Mac Slavo   Fed Vice Chairman Warns: Your Bank May Seize Your Money to Recapitalize Itself   At the height of the financial crisis in 2008 the U.S. government forced some of the countries largest banks to take “bailout” funds amounting to billions of dollars in order to keep them from going […]

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“Too Big To Fail” designation of banks makes economic disaster more likely

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino “Too Big To Fail” designation of banks makes economic disaster more likely     The big banks, which in 2008 nearly went belly-up because they were overleveraged and needed a taxpayer funded bailout in order to survive a reversal in the economic tide, are even bigger today. They pose […]

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Okay Mr. President, you want to talk about “inequality”? Let’s talk about it.

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Okay Mr. President, you want to talk about “inequality”? Let’s talk about it.     I woke up this morning to Steve Liesman on CNBC explaining the theme of tonight’s State of the Union Address. You see, since 1980 middle class wages have only gone up only 50% in […]