Tag Archives: Corporate Greed

BP’s “Three Little Pigs” Scenario

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 As the American people await BP’s decision to move ahead today with an ambitious scheme to cap the mile-deep oil gusher in the Gulf of Mexico, soiling the Gulf waters and tidal wetlands, From the Left … Continue reading

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Transocean to Petition to Limit $$$ Liability in Gulf Oil Rig Explosion

Thursday, May 13, 2010 I have learned that Transocean Ltd., the world’s largest offshore driller, and the owner and operator of the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling rig that exploded and sank last month, unleashing a massive oil spill into the … Continue reading

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Credit Card Offer Comes with a 79.9% Interest Rate

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 Gordon Hageman couldn’t believe the credit card offer he got in the mail. A wine distributor called the number on the offer, gave them the offer code and verified his information and it was right:  the pre-approved … Continue reading

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AIG Refuses to Pay Claims for U.S. Airways Jet that Ditched in Hudson River

Saturday, June 13, 2009 Remember last September’s Troubled Asset  Relief Program or TARP? The $900 billion taxpayer bailout of Wall Street criminals ramrodded through the Democratically controlled Congress and championed by former President George Bush, Henry Paulson, Ben Bernanke, Barney … Continue reading

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Bailed Out Bank of America Pimps Super Bowl Fun Fest

Monday, February 2, 2009 Despite whining to Congress they were near a collapse that required $45 billion in Federal taxpayer bailout funds, Bank of America sponsored a five day carnival-like affair just outside the Super Bowl stadium in Tampa, FL … Continue reading

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Obama Treasury Dept. to Citi: Don’t Pimp Your $50 Million Ride

Tuesday, January 27, 2009 Citigroup, which received a massive taxpayer-funded rescue last year, cancelled plans to buy a $50 million executive jet after news of the new plane drew rebukes from politicians including from the Obama Treasury Department. The bank … Continue reading

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