Elizabeth Warren Wants HSBC Bankers Jailed, Regulators Have Ties to Bank

By: Friday March 8, 2013 10:45 am

In a nation that has imprisoned millions (mostly poor, mostly minorities) of people for minor drug offenses a bank that laundered billions of dollars in drug money, HSBC, has walked away with a small fine. No jail time, no charter removal, just a few weeks profit and on the game goes.

Senator Elizabeth Warren is irritated by this clear double standard for the rich and decided to let the regulators know of her displeasure in a Senate hearing.

 

Comcast Lobbyist Buys Your President’s Dinner, And All We Got Is Weiners

By: Friday July 1, 2011 1:30 pm

Anyone who gets Comcast’s rising monthly cable bills and deteriorating service and looked at that merger would have asked how it could possibly be in the public interest to allow one of the worst corporate cable monopolies to merge with another corporate media oligopoly? Answer: it can’t. But of course, that was never the relevant question.

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