Tag: bets

Mitt’s $10,000 demonstration that he is Thurston Howell, III

Every now and then we have a candidate who proves that he is out of touch with the American people. The real Mitt Romney was on hand Saturday night. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Now, betting is a very macho thing. Asking or demanding that someone puts their money where their mouth is happens all of the time. $5 and $10 bets are harmless. A $100 bet is serious. A $10,000 bet is way out of bounds. No one but the biggest high rollers throw around that kind of money. Mitt Romney is the

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Here’s how we know Wall Street needs to be behind bars

Sometimes when I look at everyone involved in the mortgage scam I get a headache. Everyone at almost every stage of the process was trying to rip off the American consumer. We have the mortgage lender who was changing mortgage applications to get Americans who were not qualified for mortgages qualified. First lie. Then we have those same mortgage lenders telling Americans that they have fixed mortgages, when in fact they had highly adjustable interest rate mortgages. Lie #2. These lenders would then sell those mortgages to Wall Street. Wall Street would package the mortgages into securities which were sold to

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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