Tag Archives: Richard Clark

OpEdNews – Richard Clark – $26 Trillion Of Bankster Fraud & Theft According To Ron Paul, Alan Grayson And Bernie Sanders – 6 August 2012

Twenty.   Six.   TRILLION.   Dollars.

This is a very difficult number to comprehend — but we now have a way to wrap our minds around it.

At his website usdebt.kleptocracy.us, Los Angeles-based 3D designer Oto Godfrey has created an incredibly powerful series of images to help us actually visualize this much money, were it to be assembled out of brick-sized stacks of 100-dollar bills.   And this website goes into more detail about each category of the loan making. Continue reading

OpEdNews – Richard Clark – Moyers & Taibbi Explain How The Wall Street Mafia Holds America And The World Hostage – 12 July 2012

Matt Taibbi and Yves Smith join Bill Moyers to discuss our criminal global financial system.   A synopsis of their discussion follows here.

Rolling Stone editor Matt Taibbi and Yves Smith (the creator of the finance and economics blog Naked Capitalism) join Bill to discuss the interlinked folly and corruption of banks and government, and how that tag-team is leaving deep wounds in our democracy and economy.   Taibbi’s latest piece is “The Scam Wall Street Learned from the Mafia.”   Smith is the author of “ECONned: How Unenlightened Self Interest Undermined Democracy and Corrupted Capitalism.” Continue reading