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Why Eric Cantor really resigned (Hint: It involves getting paid)

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino   Why Eric Cantor really resigned (Hint: It involves getting paid)   Eric Cantor up and quit on Thursday. It seems that life outside of House leadership was just too much for him to bear. Even for 4 months. Way to serve your district Mr. Cantor. Way to do the […]

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The Economic Crisis On Our Doorstep

  The Economic Crisis On Our Doorstep       Published by Libertarianism.org About: Dr. Ron Paul was formerly the U.S. Representative for Texas’s 14th congressional district. He has also been a three-time candidate for President of the United States; as a Libertarian in 1988 and as a Republican in 2008 and 2012. Paul speaks […]

Monsanto Again Serves as Human Resources for the Government

Source: http://www.theorganicprepper.ca Posted by: Daisy Luther Monsanto Again Serves as Human Resources for the Government   Following in the footsteps of other Monsanto bigwigs going through the government’s revolving door, the seed company has again supplied a staff member for a position of authority in one of the very agencies that are allegedly present to […]


Charting the Cozy Connections between JP Morgan and the Senate Banking Committee

Source: http://www.propublica.org By Cora Currier ProPublica, June 13, 2012 This morning, Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JP Morgan Chase, faced a Senate hearing over more than $2 billion in bank losses caused by risky hedges that blew up. Dimon said that the hedges—investments meant to protect the bank—had grown into “complex and hard-to manage risks.” […]

Major Romney Bundler Is Agent Of Foreign Government

Source: http://thinkprogress.org Ignacio E. Sanchez is a lobbyistat DLA Piper, an influential global law firm and a major bundler for the Mitt Romney campaign. A ThinkProgress review of public records reveals Sanchez is also a registered foreign agent representing the interests of the United Arab Emirates and of a former president of the Dominican Republic. […]

Gingrich’s Consulting Problem With Freddie Mac

Source: http://thenewamerican.com Written by Thomas R. Eddlem Newt Gingrich’s lucrative $300,000 consulting contract with mortgage giant Freddie Mac in 2006 — during the height of the housing bubble it was fueling — was geared toward stopping Republican support for new restraints on the guarantee of sub-prime mortgages, according to a November 15 reportby Bloomberg News. […]

How To Buy Your Own Congressperson

Source: http://www.informationclearinghouse.info Jack Abramoff: The lobbyist’s playbook Or How To Buy Your Own Congressperson CBS 60 Minutes November 07, 2011 — Jack Abramoff, the notorious former lobbyist at the center of Washington’s biggest corruption scandal in decades, spent more than three years in prison for his crimes. Now a free man, he reveals how he […]