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Citizens Dumping Personal Junk on Wall Street to Protest Bailout

Posted by smeddum on September 25, 2008

Citizens Dumping Personal Junk on Wall Street to Protest Bailout
By Sarah Lai Stirland, Wired.com
Posted on September 25, 2008, Printed on September 25, 2008
http://www.alternet.org/story/100230/

An e-mail that began as a rallying cry from a lone journalist to an influential circle of friends to protest the U.S. government bailout of Wall Street has ignited a national day of street protests. Some demonstrators plan to dump their rubbish in front of the bronze bull sculpture near Wall Street in downtown Manhattan Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mushroom Cloud over Wall Street

Posted by smeddum on September 22, 2008

Mushroom Cloud over Wall Street
By Mike Whitney

“One bank to rule them all;
One bank to bind them…”

21/090/08 “ICH ” — – These are dark times. While you were sleeping the cockroaches were busy about their work, rummaging through the US Constitution, and putting the finishing touches on a scheme to assert absolute power over the nation’s financial markets and the country’s economic future. Industry representative Henry Paulson has submitted legislation to congress that will finally end the pretense that Bush controls anything more than reading the lines from a 4′ by 6′ teleprompter situated just inches from his lifeless pupils. Paulson is in charge now, and the coronation is set for sometime early next week. He rose to power in a stealthily-executed Bankster’s Coup in which he, and his coterie of dodgy friends, declared martial law on the US economy while elevating himself to supreme leader.

“All Hail Caesar!” The days of the republic are over. Read the rest of this entry »

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