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Politics and World News

Bankers Love War Because It Creates Massive Profits

War Makes Banks Rich Bankers are often the driving force behind war. After all, the banking system is founded upon the counter-intuitive but indisputable fact that banks create loans first, and then create deposits later. In other words, virtually all … Continue reading

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Obama’s First-Amendment Defense of Political Liars

By Eric Zuesse President Obama, through his U.S. Solicitor General, arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court, has now stated that lying in political campaigns isn’t merely protected by the First Amendment’s guarantee of free speech, but that it is an … Continue reading

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Insect Population Dwindling in Louisiana Marshlands Four Years After BP Deepwater Horizon

Preface by Washington’s Blog:  The BP oil spill is still decimating all of the Gulf wildilife four years later. By Julie Dermansky. First Published on DeSmogBlog. Louisiana State University entomologist Linda Hooper-Bui has been studying the impact of the BP oil spill … Continue reading

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BP Manager In Charge of Cleaning Up the Gulf Oil Spill – Instead of Actually Cleaning Up – Committed Insider Trading and Sold $1 Million of BP Stock Before the Extent of the Spill Became Public Knowledge

The Head of BP Also Sold Shares After Problems With the Well Were Apparent to Insiders The Securities and Exchange Commission announced today: The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a former 20-year employee of BP p.l.c. and a senior … Continue reading

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Bankers are Behind the Wars

Image by Terry Robinson All Wars Are Bankers’ Wars Former managing director of Goldman Sachs – and head of the international analytics group at Bear Stearns in London (Nomi Prins) -  notes: Throughout the century that I examined, which began … Continue reading

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