Predatory capitalism goes wild

What happens when death becomes profitable? Like in buying specially-discounted bonds using a terminally ill person to get the discount. This happening. Now. What could possible go wrong (except if granny takes an unfortunate stumble down the stairs, that is…)

Senator Corker defends loan sharks. In a bizarre coincidence, they are major players in his state and contribute handsomely to his campaigns. Imagine.

Raising capital? Helping customers invest? So ’70s. It’s so much easier for banks to make money doing deals with what Karl Marx called “fictitious capital.”

Pity the poor bankers, they have to work harder. Sob. Thus they are forced, forced I tell you, to charge more.

HuffPo weighs in on unemployment “debate.” What debate? They ask.

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