Posts tagged "Elizabeth Warren"

Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren

She..who headlined at Chicago Humanities Festival..gets the room of Obama supporters cheering for her line to have the rich pay their share. Meanwhile Romney’s accountant sending more to Switzerland. Women running for Senate did very well indeed, despite the MCPs.

Three Card Monte, Wall Street Style

If the master of the macabre, Stephen King had written a non-fiction book about our recent financial nightmare—the book might have looked a lot like The Big Short by Michael Lewis. So beware—for if the author is right—reading this book might be hazardous to your BP and mental health. It also might give you nightmares... Read more »
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