Do hard working U.S. Americans enjoying being ripped off by fraudsters and other crooks?

For example why would any sane person enjoy being ripped off on investments people put into derivatives sold, traded and by wall street brokers? http://video.pbs.org/video/1302794657/ My point is having regulations on derivaties to prevent and stop fraud is opposed by conservatives including both the republican and libertarian politicians – why is that? Could it be […]

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Are Republicans right about…….everything?

The Stimulus: 1. ,600,000,000,000 in stimulus. In my city of 1,000,000 we got 1/4 of a mile of paved highway for ,000,000,000. Fantastic. 2. Last year it took in million in donations. Now Obama is giving Acorn…..billions. Its currently being investigated for fraud in…multiple states. Did the 1/4 of a mile of road and Acorn […]

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if medicare and caid fraud is 25% shouldn't they hire more investigators to stop that instead of IRS agent?

With the amount at almost 0 billion for this year that would be quite a savings. throw in fines, no telling how much. There is so much fraud and waste it is like the hospitals and others are just going crazy. They now have over four hundred of these extended stay medical facilities and they […]

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Can liberals be trusted or even?

Can Americans be trusted anymore??? I hope gm fails again, because I am short k of that stock, plus those workers are overpaid. Are congress approval rating is at a historical low. America and the euro zone is bankrupt, yet we both are being propped up on printed money. SOROS Made billions from cheating, while […]

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What's the problem with people who are constantly complaining about "lazy bums" on welfare?

I know this has long been a pet GOP crusade and vote-snaring tactic, but have they been asleep for over a decade? We had Welfare Reform in the 1990’s. Welfare is a very small part of the Federal Budget. A muich bigger part of the Federal Budget is CORPORATE Welfare. They don’t have a single […]

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Do you think that the FBI looked into the possibility of insurance fraud in the attacks on the WTC Complex?

Larry Silverstein, the owner of the WTC was mysteriously absent on the days of the attack when he was known to be there religiously, eating breakfast in the WTC complex. He was also able to collect BILLIONS on multiple insurance claims after the "attacks." Do you think that the FBI looked into the possibility of […]

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Which is more important to you – supporting Wall Street greed OR helping the US economy recover?

If billions have been given out in Wall Street bonuses during the previous administration, it seems that Krugman may be right, that Wall Street has become in fact just one huge Ponzi Scheme. This means that all the bonus money that is draining out to managers really belongs to the investors. Those rats are giving […]

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Three men were sentenced in the Enron convictions. Did the punishment fit the crime. Too lenient, fair, harsh?

HOUSTON (AP) – Three British bankers were sentenced Friday to just over three years in prison for their roles in a fraudulent scheme with former Enron Chief Financial Officer Andrew Fastow, and they’re hoping to serve some of that time back home. A federal judge sentenced David Bermingham, Giles Darby and Gary Mulgrew each to […]

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Are Republicans right about…….everything?

The Stimulus: 1. ,600,000,000,000 in stimulus. In my city of 1,000,000 we got 1/4 of a mile of paved highway for ,000,000,000. Fantastic. 2. Last year it took in million in donations. Now Obama is giving Acorn…..billions. Its currently being investigated for fraud in…multiple states. Did the 1/4 of a mile of road and Acorn […]

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What valid reason exists of why derivatives should not be regulated like stocks are to prevent fraud?

As much as I try to rack my brain, I can’t wrap my mind around why there would be a valid reason to stop or prevent regulations against fraud for derivatives. Maybe someone might be able to explain why fraud should not be stopped? I ask because derivatives contributed heavily to this last economic disaster […]

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Is Anthropogenic Global Warming a Pseudo-Scientific Fraud?

Anthropogenic Global Warming – Climate Change as a result of human activity. I once believed in this and Gore’s "Inconvenient Truth", but the tables have turned. We need to seriously ask ourselves this: Is global warming a Pseudo-Scientific Fraud? *Climategate resulted in the disclosure of scientist’s communications indicating that their temperature estimates were deliberately fraudulent […]

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Why don’t conservatives leave America if they hate socialism so much?

America has been socialist for over a hundred years. We are more socialist then communist China. We take care of our workers, children, senior citizens better. We do a better job of protecting the environment from corporations. We spend billions on social programs. We guarantee public education for the masses, subsidize state owned universities with […]

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Would this be considered insider trading fraud?

A man found a sneaky way to tell his buddies outside the company when to sell short on stocks and make billions. Here is how he did it. The man discovered a mathematical equation for how much much salty pretzels raise a person’s blood pressure based on mass. The man’s plan was to tell his […]

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Do you think that “Big oil” and the auto industry are conspiring with each other strictly for profit?

There may be a possibility that "Big oil" and the auto industry have committed the largest case of fraud the world has ever seen, larger than anything the American public has ever experienced before. Possible investigative research may prove that both industries own stock in each other. Rent the documentary movie "Who Killed the Electric […]

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Is the Federal Reserve a Fraud?

Is this true? "The first misconception that most people have is that the Federal Reserve Bank is a branch of the US government. IT IS NOT. THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANK IS A PRIVATE COMPANY. Most people believe it is as American as the Constitution. THE FACT IS THE CONSTITUTION FORBIDS IT’S EXISTENCE. Article 1, Section […]

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investment fraud question?

Ok…someone please tell me if this is legal…I made an investment in a company about 7 months ago. Now they are sending letters to about 65 of the investors saying that they messed up and didn’t register with the Federal Securities and Exchange Commission as a "private corporation". This means they have too many investors […]

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In the matter of the Enron fraud/collapse…was CEO Jeff Skilling given to harsh a sentence…?

Ex-Enron CEO Skilling Gets 24 Years in Prison By Shaheen Pasha, CNNMoney HOUSTON (Oct. 23) – Former Enron Chief Executive Jeffrey Skilling, who gained infamy as the man who orchestrated the largest corporate fraud in history, was sentenced to more than 24 years in jail Monday. In addition, Judge Lake denied defense attorney Daniel Petrocelli’s […]

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Why do company executives who’ve been convicted of stock or any other type of fraud get to keep “their” money?

The boys from Enron are not the only frauds. This corruption has been happening for years. Different schemes by different names. RCA illegally borrowed money and bought stocks and ran up the prices then sold. A big reason for the American Depression. A certain few always seem to take the risk.What's the deterent ? A […]

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