Tue, 29 April 2014
Journalist Matt Taibbi explains what drove him to write his new book The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap, how Wall gets away with criminality, how the poor are treated in today's criminal justice system, the systemic abuse of the poor, statistic based policing policies and Stop and Frisk, the story of Andrew Brown, why is the prison population going up when crime is going down, bailouts and how Wall Street is never held accountable, the Barclays' and Lehman Brothers deal, HSBC's drug cartel money laundering, finance and "crimes of intellectual choice", the Holder Memo, how Obama's Department of Justice allows for Wall Street criminality, how American justice is resembling Soviet era justice and our hatred for those at the bottom of society.
On The Fun Half: Kindergartener performance is cancelled because of standardized testing, mass shooting in a "must carry" town in Georgia, Random Rush, Obamacare hater becomes advocate after Obamacare saves his life and your IMs.
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