Matt Taibbi: Hillary Clinton Slams Trump for Seeing Value in Real Estate Crash, Never Mind That She is the Public Face of the Wall Street Banks Manufacturing the Crisis….

Hillary Clinton’s New Anti-Trump Ad Misses the Mark By blaming Trump for a problem caused by their own political patrons, Hillary and the Democrats are walking face-first into Trump’s rhetorical buzz-saw. Couldn’t they find something else to hit him with?

Antechinus: The Toxic Mythology of Military “Service” — Don’t Thank ME, Do YOUR Job and Fire Corrupt Politicians Who Sell War for Wall Street

The Effects of Mythology on Members of the Military and Veterans “I am neither hero nor murderer and will accept neither praise nor blame for a war I neither caused nor wanted”, writes Camillo Mac Bica in Worthy of Gratitude: Why Veterans May Not Want to be Thanked For Their “Service” in War.

Ray McGovern: Obama An Empty Shell — Allowing Neocons, Wall Street, and Arms Merchants to Thrive on Proxy War with Russia

The US-Russia Proxy War in Syria It does not appear as though Obama has the same degree of control over foreign and defense policy that Putin enjoys in Moscow   . . .   Perhaps the greatest danger from Obama’s acquiescence to the neocons’ new Cold War with Russia is that the neocon hopes for “regime change …

Berto Jongman: Legalized Financial Crime — LIBOR & Foreign Exchange Manipulation by City of London and Wall Street Excused By US & UK “Authorities”

History’s Largest Financial Crime that the WSJ and NYT Would Like You to Forget To review the bidding, the LIBOR bid rigging cartel was the largest cartel in history, manipulating the prices of an estimated $300+ trillion in assets. That is a figure considerably larger than the world’s combined GDP. … Until recently, I called …

Review (Guest): The American Deep State – Wall Street, Big Oil, and the Attack on US Democracy

Peter Dale Scott 5 Star  Connecting the Dots By The Peripatetic Reader on December 13, 2014 Peter Dale Scott has written many books about the Deep State at work in the U.S. government. Scott depicts American society as structurally and inherently schizophrenic. Just as there is the public government and the deep government, and ordinary …

Jean Lievens: Want to Hurt Wall Street? Displace the Lending Industry with BitCoin and P2P Lending!

This bitcoin alternative is a threat to Wall Street Peer-to-peer loans imperil banks, and cryptocurrencies may finish the job EXTRACT Digital currencies circumvent the fees and roadblocks to access that come with traditional financial services. The possibilities, especially in the underdeveloped world, are enormous. As much as $9.6 trillion in assets locked out of the …

Marcus Aurelius: LTG Alexander Charging Wall Street $1M a Month for Telling Them How They Are Vulnerable [Because He & His Predecessors Refused to Protect US C4I as Directed]

Accurate?  Ethical? Former NSA Director Charging $1 Million a Month to Reveal US Intelligence Methods. Gen. Keith Alexander, who recently retired from his position at the top of the National Security Agency, is reportedly meeting with top brass from the financial industry to discuss how to best protect sensitive information, and he’s likely to charge …

Chuck Spinney: Robert Rubin, ROOT for the Collapse — With Bill Clinton as Active Enabler of Wall Street Crime — None of the “Advisors” Show Deep Integrity

Attached herewith is an important report in the Guardian.  It places the deregulation of Wall Street during the Clinton Administration into a particularly smarmy perspective by examining documents just released by the Clinton library.  Note the connections to players now in the Obama Administration. This report paints a revealing albeit depressingly familiar portrait of how …

David Swanson: Convicting Protesters Instead of Pilots — So Similar to Convicting Occupy, Instead of Wall Street

More Drone Protesters, Instead of Pilots, Convicted of a Crime The following report comes in from Toby Blomé Feb. 3, 2014:  “Wheatland 4” Trial:  Anti-Drone Protesters Convicted of Trespassing  Sentenced to 10 hours of Community Service and a $10 fee.Judge Claire warns of harsher consequences next time due to “ban & bar” orders served to …

Owl: Is Cristy Wall Street’s New Front Man?

Hedges: More Signs Chris Christy is the Choice of the Wall St. and NJ Criminal Class Chris Hedges pulls no punches in this article, he reveals disturbing facts about Christy that mainstream media has so far totally ignored. Hedges reinforces the main points made in Raimondo’s prior article showing Christy is the preferred choice of …