Category Archives: Price-fixing
“Why Have Any Laws?” Good question with a surprising answer.
That’s actually a good question from Mr. Mandvi in the above meme: “Why have any law?” Of course, he’s talking about gun laws. But it’s far more important to ask that question about matters other than gun regulations. What about … Continue reading
STRIKE! WALMART OVERDUE FOR A COMEUPPANCE
I posted the above meme on Facebook, which elicited the following response from a dear and longtime friend (in the physical world) of mine: Dumb bullshit. Walmart workers are responsible for themselves. It is their own decisions that put them … Continue reading
JUDGES: DUPES OR IN ON IT?– PART 2
You may remember the LRM story from March of this year which asked the question—in the context of mortgage foreclosures—“Judges: Dupes or in on it?” From that article: “Judges have to know what’s going on. They read the news. They’re … Continue reading
AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM–EXCEPTIONALLY TOLERANT OF FRAUD
So this story appeared in my Facebook feed this morning–“Another Banker Dead: IRAN Executes Rothschild Billionaire On $2.6 Billion Bank Fraud ~ Used Fraudulent Funds To Implement Agenda 21 In Buying State Property.” So I check it out with a … Continue reading
NO, IT’S NOT YOUR IMAGINATION: YOUR REAL WAGES ARE GOING DOWN
You know that cold dread that drops into the pit of your stomach when you check your balance and see that you’re down to your last few dollars and payday is still a week away? Too much month at the … Continue reading
WHAT “RECOVERY?” WHO CAN AFFORD ANYTHING?
Scene: a typical American coffee shop. We see two casually-dressed friends sitting at a table, talking quietly and drinking a cup of joe. We notice one has a “grande” while the other has a “tall.” Suddenly we hear loud guffawing … Continue reading
THE WAY THINGS REALLY WORK: SWAPS AND SYRIA
A couple of interesting stories read over the weekend about how–not to beat a dead horse (because this horse is very much alive)–everything is rigged, from the “economy” to war. First a great one from Ellen Brown regarding interest-rate swaps, … Continue reading