Tag: Merrill Lynch

Big media’s shameful news brownout on the Wall Street protests

By Will Bunch Attytood - Will's blog at Philly.com UPDATE: Corrected and edited to reflect the fact the one of Colin Moynihan's earlier blog posts was reverse published in New York Times editions delivered to New...

Why the Planes Were Not Intercepted on 9/11: The Wall Street Lawyer and the Special Ops Hijack Coordinator

Why were none of the four planes intercepted? Some of the most startling facts about the air defense failures have to do with the utter failure of communications between the agencies responsible for protecting the nation. At the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), two people stood out in this failed chain of communications. One was a lawyer on his first day at the job, and another was a Special Operations Commander who was never held responsible for his critical role, or even questioned about it.

9/11 survivors call for renewed probe as 8th anniversary approaches

9/11 survivors call for renewed probe as 8th anniversary approaches Posted by Bob Braun/Star-Ledger Columnist August 09, 2009 NJ.com: Blog.nj.com The eighth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks is a month away and some...

The Real AIG Scandal

It's not the bonuses. It's that AIG's counterparties are getting paid back in full. By Eliot Spitzer Tuesday, March 17, 2009 Slate.com Everybody is rushing to condemn AIG's bonuses, but this simple scandal is obscuring the real disgrace...

Evolution of the Apocalypse: Empire’s Demise, Human Renaissance

by Carol Brouillet Apocalypse (Greek: Apokálypsis; "lifting of the veil") is a term applied to the disclosure to certain privileged persons of something hidden from the majority of humankind. Today the term is often used...

Seize the Time!

An essay by Cynthia McKinney September 19, 2008 We the people must now seize the time! We have always had the capability of determining our own destiny, but for various reasons, the people failed to elect...