Posts tagged “free market myth”

Quotable: Sen. Jim Bunning

While grilling Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke during his reconfirmation hearing:

Rather than making management, shareholders, and debt holders feel the consequences of their risk-taking, you bailed them out. In short, you are the definition of moral hazard.Senator Jim Bunning
(R-Kentucky)

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Sen. Sanders puts hold on Bernanke renomination

Sen. Sanders Unfiltered: Hold On Bernanke

Sen. Sanders to Bernanke: Will you tell the American people to whom you lent 2.2 trillion of their dollars?

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U.S. corporations upset over restrictions on child slavery

Rachel Maddow: Slavery still has defenders?


Sure, that sounds like an inflammatory headline. Hell, it is an inflammatory headline! It just happens to be true. Unfortunately, this information comes from a subscription-only newsletter, Inside U.S. Trade, so I can’t link you to a primary source. We are stuck taking the word of David Sirota and Rachel Maddow, unless one of my intrepid readers happens to have a copy laying around and wants to scan it for me. Here is the quote from Sirota’s post (link below is to his post, as well): Read the rest of this entry »

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