Unholy Alliance: The Federal Reserve and the Treasury

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TweetYumBy Cassandra AndersonJune 14, 2012 The Federal Reserve and the Treasury are running a scam that funnels freshly-printed money from the Fed into the Treasury, using Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae as the pipeline.  Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae were taken over by the government and put into conservatorship in the 2008 bailout.  Freddie Mac […]

Afghan official says member of government-backed militia has shot and killed 5 colleagues

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TweetYumShareThis Afghan official says member of government-backed militia has shot and killed 5 colleagues 22 Mar 2013 An Afghan official says a member of the country’s government-backed militia has shot and killed five of his colleagues. Badhis provincial government spokesman Mirwais Mirzakwal told The Associated Press on Friday that the shooting happened Thursday morning in […]

Michigan’s Most Fervent Tea Partiers Backed Santorum

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TweetYum If they prefer a big-government social conservative, what’s the point of their movement? By Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic CNN’s Michigan exit poll had a nugget of information that caught my eye: Republican voters who “strongly supported” the tea party favored Rick Santorum. Forty-five percent of that subgroup cast a ballot for the former Pennsylvania […]

CFR Backed Cyber Security Figurehead Pushes for Police State

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TweetYumShepard Ambellas | Cyber security is becoming an increasingly dangerous issue from several perspectives.    

Bonds Backed by Mortgages Regain Allure

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TweetYum By: Azam Ahmed, The New York Times Some Wall Street investors made money as the mortgage market boomed; others profited when it fell apart. Having reaped big gains during both of those turns, Greg Lippmann, a former star trader at Deutsche Bank, is now catching the next upswing: buying the same securities built from […]