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Sound and Fury in Bank Settlements, Still Signifying Nothing
By WILLIAM D. COHAN, nytimes.com
Once again last month, we were treated to the sorry spectacle of Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. holding a news conference to proclaim that a “too big to fail” bank had been brought to justice for its reprehensible behavior in the years leadin…

Sound and Fury in Bank Settlements, Still Signifying Nothing #fraud #bankster #boa
Fracking Industry: Misinformation, Hype and the Financial Risks with Reference to Nova Scotia and the Wheeler Commission.
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Nothing works in Ferguson. Here’s how to fix a police force – and punish cops
Norm Stamper, theguardian.com
I ordered military gear against protesters, and it failed. Ferguson needs to cut back on Swat, step up discipline and trust citizen leaders to bring justice. So does every police departmentLive coverage of Ferguson protests continues hereIt’…

Seattle 1999 Police Chief: Here’s how to fix a police force – and punish cops #ferguson #nyc
Time to Fix the Real "Broken Windows"
Wind Energy Prices at All-Time Low, According to U.S. Report
Suffolk Closeup: Drill, baby … spill?
Green Party gets Hollywood heavyweight support
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BofA could get tax break on mortgage settlement
Charlotte Observer, sfgate.com
As Bank of America prepares for a possible multibillion-dollar settlement with the government, the deal is expected to share a feature common to similar settlements with other banks - a big portion that’s tax-deductible as a business expense.Th…

Bank of America could get a tax break on the mortgage settlement #banksters
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