Occupy Wall Street Occupy Phoenix Links

Occupy Phoenix’s Most Devoted Protestors Salon Crony Capitalism Comes Home NY Times Capitalism is so successful an economic system partly because of an internal discipline that allows for loss and even bankruptcy. It’s the possibility of failure that creates the opportunity for triumph. Yet many of America’s major banks are too big to fail, so […]

Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden Sues MERS

Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden has sued MERS.  Heres Naked Capitalism’s Yves on the topic–full post here: Because changes in ownership are recorded only in MERS’ private database, there is “no public trail by which anyone can identify the principals or verify the propriety of the transfer,” the suit charges. The opaque nature of the […]

U of A Law Professor Braucher on In re Vasquez Arizona Supreme Court

Professor Braucher’s observations of the justices’ questions and focus were similar to mine. I’m sure she was more professional about controlling her grimaces and facial expressions than I was.  I tried.  I promise.  But anyway, she wrote a great article on Credit Slips about it.  Here’s an excerpt: The Arizona Supreme Court currently has under review a […]

Taibbi Dispels the BS on OWS

Matt Taibbi breaking it down:  the 99% and #OWS protesters aren’t jealous of the top 1%; they’re just tired of the cheating: And we hate the rich? Come on. Success is the national religion, and almost everyone is a believer. Americans love winners.  But that’s just the problem. These guys on Wall Street are not winning – they’re cheating. […]