Monday, November 2, 2009

Big Dan's Big News Nov 2, 2009

Goldman Sachs now taking away peoples' homes. The Beckers fight Wall St. bailed-out giant Goldman Sachs. They were fighting Goldman CEO Hank Paulson, who ironically became Bush's Treasury Secretary and started the taxpayer bailouts, of which Goldman Sachs made out like bandits.

Goldman spent years buying hundreds of thousands of subprime mortgages, many of them from some of the more unsavory lenders in the business, and packaging them into high-yield bonds. Now that the bottom has fallen out of that market, Goldman finds itself in a different role: as the big banker that takes homes away from folks such as the Beckers.

Goldman takes on new role: taking away people's homes

How Goldman secretly bet on the U.S. housing crash

Fox President Roger Ailes' History Of Race-Baiting. FOX is not news, it's a 24x7 political operation. Before being tapped by Rupert Murdoch to create Fox News in 1996, Ailes spent the better part of his career working as a Republican media consultant, during which time he became known for appealing to racial fears and biases for political gain.

According to FOX "news" themselves, all the people you think of when you think of FOX "news", all the people on their promos, are not "news". I repeat: that's according to FOX "news" themselves. Watch:

BILL MOYERS JOURNAL | Web Exclusive: Glenn Greenwald on Afghanistan | PBS

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