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 …

4th Media: Wave of US Municipal Bankruptcies Caused by Wall Street Predatory Interest Rates, NOT Pensions

Wave of US Municipal Bankruptcies Caused by Wall Street Predatory Interest Rates, NOT Pensions The political establishment and the media have relentlessly promoted the myth that the crisis in Detroit and in cities across the US is a product of overgenerous spending on social services and benefits, with public employee pension liabilities cited as the …

Jean Lievens: Wall Street Analysts: Bitcoin Could Revolutionise the Non-Financial World Too

Wall Street Analysts: Bitcoin Could Revolutionise the Non-Financial World Too Bitcoin technology has the potential to revolutionise the way we buy and sell property, enforce legal documents and even place bets, according to a new report from financial services and investment firm Wedbush Securities. The system of decentralized trust, meaning that there is no central authority, …

Chuck Spinney: Wanna Start a Revolution? Watch Fed Feed Wall Street While Looting Main Street…

…. Read this obscene description of the “let them eat cake” policies of the Fed (and by extension, the President and Congress) that feed Wall Street at the expense of Main Street. Andrew Huszar: Confessions of a Quantitative Easer We went on a bond-buying spree that was supposed to help Main Street. Instead, it was …

Jim Dean: Government Shut-Down and the Real Crimes Behind the Scenes — Wall Street Rules and Stealing the Gold

Government shutdown and Chinese gold EXTRACT Gordon Duff first reported in Veterans Today another financial scandal motive for the Repubs wanting to hold up Obama Care. New regulations were going into effect to stop the cross collateralization of insurance company reserves, who are all owned by banks, so they could be market traded. The sums …

4th Media: Looting the Pension Funds: Wall Street is Grabbing Money Meant for Public Workers + Pensions Lost RECAP

Looting the Pension Funds: Wall Street is Grabbing Money Meant for Public Workers Oct 21st, 2013 @ 10:13 pm › Kiyul Chung In the final months of 2011, almost two years before the city of Detroit would shock America by declaring bankruptcy in the face of what it claimed were insurmountable pension costs, the state …

Jean Lievin & Jon Rappoport: Is Ed Snowden A Stake In Heart of USG-Wall Street Market Rigging? Is an Impeachment Shit-Storm Looming? Will Extratradition of US Bankers Be Demanded?

Max Keiser Explains Significance of Edward Snowden’s “Leak” Twitching, rumpled and passionate, Max Keiser explains the deeper significance of Edward Snowden’s recent intelligence leaks.  It’s not about national security.  Keiser implies that Snowden has revealed evidence of a fascist market-rigging operation that’s ultimately funding America’s secret government–a corporate plutocracy.   Matrix: Who is Edward Snowden? By Jon …

Berto Jongman & Jon Rappoport: NSA & Big Money — Could Wall Street, Elite Pedophiles, CIA, Political Crime Families & the Vatican Want NSA Crippled?

Big Money and the NSA Scandal … How Dangerous is the “Security/Digital Complex”? Richard Eskow Institute of Ethics & Emerging Technologies, June 10, 2013 It should be self-evident that recent NSA revelations bring up some grave concerns about civil liberties. But they also raise other profound and troubling questions – about the privatization of our …