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  The Banking system has been infected with a deadly virus.  Their uncontrolled and un-checked greed has become the AIDS of our society, voraciously devouring and killing it's host as it spreads rapidly and without restraint, to every fiber of our world. So here I go again.  I promised myself a f...
Posted over 4 years ago
.....for available positions in upper management at major US Banks.  No experience necessary. Glad to be back to the Wild West in Arizona, after a family emergency in Washington DC. .....although the Wild West here, feels gentle and peaceful compared to that jungle out there they call the "New Yo...
Posted about 5 years ago
Most of us are old enough to remember the grotesque impact, that the classic "Scarface", starring Al Paccino, made on some of us when it first came out. Aside from the graphic violence and an intimate peek into a drug dealer's world, the one thing I remember, was Paccino's advise to his own croni...
Posted about 5 years ago
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I hate to admit it, but "bank" has truly become a four letter word. I was sitting at my desk a couple of days ago, when one of my co-workers going thru the MLS, rhetorically asked:  "price increases?....who the heck increases their prices in this kind of market?" I was busy and did not respond, b...
Posted about 5 years ago
Here is an interesting new program.  Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will allow foreclosed homeowners to stay in their homes as renters. More information here: http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2009/02/02-5 That is one thing I have always admired about americans ....our creativity, and the ability ...
Posted about 5 years ago
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Thank you Nicholas for your comment and your question. "But when people say we are living in the midst of the most devastating economic down-turn since the Great Depression, history has it that during the Great Depression, unemployment was at 23%, during the Carter administration it was at 13% an...
Posted about 5 years ago
7 Comments
Bank of America and a dozen other banks receiving tax payer's bail-out money, have been hiring thousands of foreign workers to replace American employees.... ....read full article here: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090201/ap_on_bi_ge/bailout_foreign_workers In the midst of the most devastating ec...
Posted about 5 years ago
Schmoz, ....by definition, a Yiddish word signifying low-life, deceitful, criminal, despicable, unscrupulous, abominable, irresponsible, shameful and scum-bag-like behavior ...... a few notches below a schmuck or mashugana...... .......well, not really, I just made up that word  'cause I couldn'...
Posted about 5 years ago
11 Comments
...you know,....the one about real estate agents getting bailed-out by the government? .......you didn't? ....neither did I!  But the banks did! ....to the tune of $350 billion and counting!  So why are the banks asking the realtors for a handout? I grow increasingly appalled by the attitude that...
Posted about 5 years ago
Sadly enough, this is not a joke but a huge warning that could help protect your financial health, if you heed it.  Bank of America and American Express are being referred to, worldwide and respectively, as "Thieves of America" and the "Mafiosi Express" (It is ironic that both have the word "Amer...
Posted about 5 years ago
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