Reason No. 66 for #OWS: 73 Cases Of Corruption In Congress And No One Is Held Accountable

73 members of Congress have sponsored or co-sponsored legislation in recent years that could benefit businesses or industries in which either they or their family members are involved or invested.

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On #OccupyWallStreet’s First Anniversary, Time To Refocus On Root Problems

One year ago today #OccupyWallStreet staged their first organized protest in Manhattan’s financial district to bring attention to the corruption that caused the financial crisis of 2008. Thousands attended the protest, sparking other protest all across the nation. But it … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

(Huge) Reason No. 65 for #OWS: Spend Millions Identifying Crimes Committed by Bankers Then Declare ‘It’s Just Too Hard To Prosecute’

Impunity: If you want the ultimate mental picture which adequately describes this word, just imagine Wall Street bankers sitting on their thrones. It would fit the official description perfectly: Exemption from punishment, penalty, or harm. The Department of Justice will … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Reason No. 64 for #OWS: GOP Congressmen Still Asking Wall Street Banks For Wall Street Reform Ideas

In advance of planned hearings this fall, House Financial Services Chairman Spencer Bachus has asked the financial industryto offer suggestions on how they should be regulated. Translated, he’s asking Wall Street banks to write Wall Street reform laws. As if … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Reason No. 63 for #OWS: Bankers Still Using Checkbooks To Stay Out Of Jail

They simply whipped out their checkbooks and purchased a get-out-of-jail-free card.

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