AT&T and Comcast helped elected official write plan to stall Google Fiber

 Posted by on 2016-09-19 at 23:06  comcast, corruption, Internet, monopoly, Reblog, tech  Comments Off on AT&T and Comcast helped elected official write plan to stall Google Fiber
Sep 192016
 

As the Nashville Metro Council prepares for a final vote to give Google Fiber faster access to utility poles, one council member is sponsoring an alternative plan that comes from AT&T and Comcast.

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A pharmaceutical company is fighting marijuana legalization because it would ‘significantly limit’ the commercial success of one of its drugs

 Posted by on 2016-09-13 at 18:51  big pharma, cannabis, corruption, drug reform, drug war, drugs, health, marijuana, Reblog, war on drugs  Comments Off on A pharmaceutical company is fighting marijuana legalization because it would ‘significantly limit’ the commercial success of one of its drugs
Sep 132016
 

Proposition 205, an initiative to legalize and commercialize marijuana, is hitting the ballot in Arizona on November 8.

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What Happened When the FBI Investigated Foreclosure Fraud in Florida

 Posted by on 2016-05-31 at 12:06  banking, corruption, crime, fbi, finance, financial crisis, fraud, government, housing, mortgage, News, Politics, Reblog, wall street  Comments Off on What Happened When the FBI Investigated Foreclosure Fraud in Florida
May 312016
 

Six years ago, FBI agents in Jacksonville, Florida, wrote a memo to their bosses in Washington, DC, that could have unraveled the largest consumer fraud in American history.

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Another Blow to Holding Banks Accountable for the Financial Crisis

 Posted by on 2016-05-26 at 19:48  banking, corruption, economics, finance, financial crisis, fraud, Politics, Reblog  Comments Off on Another Blow to Holding Banks Accountable for the Financial Crisis
May 262016
 


Back in the late-housing-bubble period, in 2007, Countrywide Home Loans, which was then the largest mortgage provider in the country, rolled out a new lending program. The bank called it the “high-speed swim lane,” or H.S.S.L., or, even more to the point, “hustle.

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Hillary Clinton’s email problems just got much worse

 Posted by on 2016-05-25 at 21:04  clinton, corruption, election 2016, hillary clinton, News, Politics, Reblog  Comments Off on Hillary Clinton’s email problems just got much worse
May 252016
 


One of the two big dominoes in the Hillary Clinton email controversy toppled today: The State Department’s inspector general released its report on the email practices of Clinton and a number of other past secretaries of state.

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Trump once revealed his income tax returns. They showed he didn’t pay a cent.

 Posted by on 2016-05-20 at 14:23  corruption, donald trump, fraud, irs, Politics, Reblog, tax, taxes, trump  Comments Off on Trump once revealed his income tax returns. They showed he didn’t pay a cent.
May 202016
 


The last time information from Donald Trump’s income-tax returns was made public, the bottom line was striking: He had paid the federal government $0 in income taxes.

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