Tag Archives: Frontline

Brooksley Born vs. Alan Greenspan

Frontline looks good tonight. The episode, entitled The Warning, is about Brooksley Born, a woman who, in her capacity as chairperson of the federal Commodities Futures Trading Commission, apparently fought a long, hard battle against Alan Greenspan and the men of Wall Street to better regulate derivative trading. She, of course, lost. And, as you […]

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freedom sucks

Every once in a while, an article comes to my attention that makes me want to move to Yemen and join the Jihad against the west. This is one of those articles. For those of you too lazy to follow the link, here’s how the Wired article starts: For $25 a month, “Lil’ Amber” fans […]

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