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Securities and Exchange Commission Accused of Shredding Investigation Documents for Nearly Twenty Years (via JONATHAN TURLEY)

Posted in Society with tags , , , on 21/08/2011 by Living out of Eden

I strongly recommend to click on the links inserted in the post, where you can see this issue in the press.
It’s utterly concerning, that the SEC might be taking part in the business they should have under surveillance.

Securities and Exchange Commission Accused of Shredding Investigation Documents for Nearly Twenty Years Submitted by Elaine Magliaro, Guest Blogger Senator Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to respond to allegations made by a whistleblower that the agency had destroyed files from preliminary investigations of financial firms—including Goldman Sachs, SAC Capital Advisors, Deutsche Bank, AIG, and Bernie Madoff Investment Securities. A Bloomberg article reported that Grassley’s request was prompted by a letter … Read More

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Democracy vs Mythology: The Battle in Syntagma Square (via sturdyblog)

Posted in Economics with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 18/06/2011 by Living out of Eden

Democracy vs Mythology: The Battle in Syntagma Square I have never been more desperate to explain and more hopeful for your understanding of any single fact than this: The protests in Greece concern all of you directly. What is going on in Athens at the moment is resistance against an invasion; an invasion as brutal as that against Poland in 1939. The invading army wears suits instead of uniforms and holds laptops instead of guns, but make no mistake – the attack on our sovereignty is as violent and … Read More

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While You Were Sleeping (via sturdyblog)

Posted in Economics with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 14/06/2011 by Living out of Eden

While You Were Sleeping Never let it be said that this is not a populist blog. After a brief spat with the BBC, I am deeply repentant. I know what the nation wants and I plan to give it to you. So, without further ado, let me inform you of what is going on in the news. Kate Middleton went somewhere. In an outfit. Airbus is building a transparent plane – just like Wonder Woman's. Prince Philip, that paragon of virtue and progressive thinking, has celebrated a birthday. K … Read More

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