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Canary in the Mineshaft : Cautionary Tales of Suicide, Bigotry

Was this house worth dying for?In this July 23, 2008 file photo, the Taunton, Mass. house This was the home of Carlene Balderrama, 53, who fatally shot herself soon after faxing a letter to her mortgage company July 22, saying … finish reading Canary in the Mineshaft : Cautionary Tales of Suicide, Bigotry

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Cook County Sheriff Stands Up to the Bankers

Sheriff Tom Dart has suspended evictions from buildings that have been foreclosed on like this one in Albany Park. From left: Tenants Mario Hernanzez, Dart, Maria Cruz and Gabriela Maciel with her son Diego. Photo: Al Podgorski/Sun-Times.Dart refuses to evict … finish reading Cook County Sheriff Stands Up to the Bankers

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Keeping the Panic Pressure On

Thousands of Troops Are Deployed on U.S. Streets Ready to Carry Out “Crowd Control”By Naomi Wolf / October 8, 2008. Members of Congress were told they could face martial law if they didn’t pass the bailout bill. This will not … finish reading Keeping the Panic Pressure On

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Perhaps There Is a Little Justice in This World

Pedestrians walk by the American International Group Inc. building in New York, Sept. 17, 2008. Photographer: Ramin Talaie/Bloomberg NewsPelosi, Kerry May Share Investor Pain as AIG Stakes EvaporateBy Jonathan D. Salant / September 19, 2008 The market storm that brought … finish reading Perhaps There Is a Little Justice in This World

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Another Bank Fails (And There’s a McCain Involved)

Silver State Bank Goes Belly UpBy Cookie Jill / September 8, 2008 Guess Andrew McCain learned “economics” from his dad. Regulators on friday shut down Silver State Bank, saying the Nevada bank failed because of losses on soured loans, mainly … finish reading Another Bank Fails (And There’s a McCain Involved)

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Pop Goes Another (Banking) Weasel

The notice that appears if you visit the Integrity Bank Web siteIntegrity Bank Becomes 10th U.S. Failure This Year (Update2)By Alison Vekshin and Ari Levy / August 29, 2008 Integrity Bank of Alpharetta, Georgia, was closed by U.S. regulators today, … finish reading Pop Goes Another (Banking) Weasel

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Joe Biden : Senator MasterCard

Faux Photomontage.Biden’s bankrupt policy causing people to lose their homesBy Tom Cleaver / The Rag Blog / August 23, 2008 Has anyone else noted the irony that Joe Biden is the Senator who led the “bi-partisan” charge for “banktruptcy reform”? … finish reading Joe Biden : Senator MasterCard

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