Monday, July 13, 2009

Big Dan's Big News July 13, 2009

Blowout profits for Goldman-Sachs thanks to Bernanke, Bush, Paulson, Obama, Geithner.

Making sure Goldman-Sachs gets taken care of...not the rest of us.

NYTimes: For Goldman, a Swift Return to Lofty Profits

Remember all of this -- the $700 billion bank bailout, the AIG scandal, dark and scary threats of imminent global meltdown if there wasn't full-scale capitulation by the citizenry to the immense transfer of public wealth to the private investment banking sector? Such distant, hazy memories: so many exciting celebrity deaths and riveting celebrity resignations ago. If sequences of events like these don't cause mass citizen outrage, then it's hard to imagine what will:

Glenn Greenwald: The events preceding Goldman Sachs' new "blowout profits"

Matt Taibbi: Goldman-Sachs behind every major market manipulation since the Great Depression

Quick Interview: Matt Taibbi Breaks Down Goldman Sachs’ Big Scam

Going on longer than WWII...going on forever...costing taxpayers $410 MILLION a day...

Four U.S. Marines killed by bomb blasts in Afghanistan. The five deaths bring to 106 the number of U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan this year - a 40% jump from last year.

A secret Central Intelligence Agency initiative terminated by Director Leon Panetta was an attempt to carry out a 2001 presidential authorization to capture or kill al Qaeda operatives, according to former intelligence officials familiar with the matter.

A group of doctors in the UK are mounting a legal and political campaign to overturn the suicide verdict in the death of a British doctor who was found dead shortly after exposing falsehoods about the justification for the Iraq war.

9/12/2001: CIA Veteran Doubts Bin Laden Capable Of 9/11 Attacks ...

Al Qaeda Doesn't Exist
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