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Everybody So Mean To Poor, Criminal Wells Fargo. Thank God Mitch McConnell Is Making It Right!

It wasn't long ago when Wells Fargo purged its payrolls of industrious retail bankers who opened up unauthorized accounts for their customers. Following government investigations, Wells Fargo, which totally didn't know about any of this, they swear, fired thousands...

Walmart And Coca Cola Team Up For 2016’s Best 9/11 Tribute!

9/11 turns fifteen this weekend. In honor of this occasion, a Florida Walmart wants you to celebrate the tragedy's Quinceanera with cases of Coca-Cola sugar water. Here's our "synergy" of the week: In an attempt to honor a local firefighters'...
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Moody’s: Donald Trump Would Be ‘Bad’ For The Economy, Is That Even Possible?

Moody's analyzed Donald Trump's economic plans. They are very bad, if what you want is "an economy."

Mean Old Government Trying To Stifle Corporations’ Sacred Right To Screw Consumers

First, Elizabeth Warren decided to persecute fraudulent banksters by naming names of corporate bad actors who were the opposite of persecuted. Senator Warren, have you no shame support of a Justice Department that merely equates fines to justice?...
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Will The Government Go All Neville Chamberlain On Volkswagen??

Way back in 2015, Scott Walker was a viable presidential candidate, llamas roamed the streets, and Volkswagen was in deep scheisse for equipping automobiles with software that allowed its cars to cheat emissions tests. While the llamas were captured...
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Student Loan Debt Leads to Unexpected Immortality

Here is the good news about student loans: they can apparently lead to your eventual immortality. The bad news: they lead to your eventual immortality by haunting your loved ones even after your death. A California couple is speaking out...

Millionaire TARP-Bailout Bankster Would Like Chance To Lose To Jerry Brown

Only a former Goldman-Sachs executive who has never held elected office and supervised the bank bailout under George W. Bush would have the hubris to survey a landscape rife with inequality, a shrinking middle class, and a 21.5% high school drop-out rate and...

Why Is Liz Warren Yelling At Bank Regulators Today? (Video)

Liz Warren came to Washington to kick ass and chew bubblegum, and she is ALL OUT OF BUBBLEGUM. Would you like to watch her tear into regulators about wrongful foreclosures? Specifically: why no one knows exactly how many people...

Wells Fargo Bills Elderly Disabled Veteran To Death Over Typo

Every day, we wake up thinking that we cannot possibly dislike the banks (and their enablers) more than we did them the day before, and most of the days we are right, and our fear and loathing glides along...

Elizabeth Warren Hands Ben Bernanke His Own Ass

Hi Lizzz! HIIIIIII! WE LOVE YOU!!!! Why? Well, in addition to the usual reasons, Ben Bernanke appeared in front of the Senate Banking Committee yesterday, and Elizabeth Warren basically asked him stuff like: Why is everything still so horrible,...

Anderson Cooper To Whistleblower: Why Do You Want To Hurt Those Nice Banks?

Well that was fast! The media has already, as Hamilton Nolan astutely predicted, turned on Greg Smith, the former Goldman Sachs analyst turned writer. You might remember Greg Smith from the scathing Op-Ed he wrote in the New...

Former CEO of Merrill Lynch Has Some Very Pressing Questions About His Executive Pay

It’s 2008, and some of the Brightest Minds in the nation have gathered at our nation’s capital order to prevent global economic collapse. The bankers arrive, and they immediately begin asking what they can do to help the country’s...

‘Sorry I Broke Glass Steagall’ Say Sandy Weill, A Little Late

Oh LOOK who’s had a change of heart. Citibank ex-CEO Sandy Weill, architect of too big to fail and self-described shatterer of Glass Steagall, that’s who. Apparently -- and it took him 40 years to realize this -- it's...

What’s In Your IRA? Don’t Worry, Mitt Romney Doesn’t Know Either

Oh HI, rapidly aging baby boomers! How is that retirement planning coming? From what we hear, not so hot! Perhaps if America’s baby boomers had been as smart as Mitt Romney and found a way to siphon $100,000,000 (ONE...

Banker-Controlled Government Can’t Figure Out How To Prosecute Bankers

The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations said on Wednesday that Goldman Sachs "misled investors selling mortgage-backed investments it knew would fail" and that executives from the bank had also "misled Congress in a testimony given in 2010." And now...