Archive for September 30th, 2009

A Real Scandal the Mainstream Media Won’t Touch »

Sibel Edmonds, U.S. translator-turned gagged whistleblower, describes in her interview by Philip Giraldi in The American Conservative about one of the greatest scandals of our time, involving serious breaches of national security and foreign lobbyists blackmailing members of Congress. Stories like this are usually buried, however, as more superficial scandals always seem more sexy…
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TARP After One Year: Was It Necessary? Did It Work? »

The Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) is a year old now. On September 19, 2008, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson announced the need for a $700 billion program to purchase toxic assets held by banks to prevent a financial meltdown, and after some modification TARP was rapidly approved by Congress on October 3. Looking back…
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