Further for 2013-05-09

Thursday, May 9, 2013
So It Goes: Enron Perp Will Get Out of Jail (Almost) Free By Buying Himself Out
Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling - who spearheaded an epic $40 billion fraud costing thousands of employees their jobs and pensions but famously claimed, "We’re the good guys" - has reportedly cut a...
Read more
McBarf: Your Happiest Meal Ever, Served By Your Badly Underpaid McTeachers
Wow. Did you know that along with $1 billion in advertising sludge, profit-making turned into "charity" to appease "gatekeepers" - aka mothers - of their victims, and the stealth invasion by their...
Read more
Banks Get Great Deals, Students Get Ripped Off: Warren Wonders What's Wrong with This Picture
Sensibly arguing that "we shouldn’t be profiting from students who are drowning in debt," Sen. Elizabeth Warren in her first bill suggests students get loans at the same low rate as big banks, rather...
Read more
Harden Not Your Hearts: Jury Finds 83-Year-Old Nun Guilty of Nuclear Break-In
Despite pleas they act as "the conscience of your community," a federal jury found an 83-year-old nun and two fellow protesters guilty of interfering with national security last July when, armed with...
Read more