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  • Hess Announces Sale of Retail Business to Marathon Petroleum Corporation for $2.6 Billion [View article]
    does this mean no more Hess Trucks?!
    May 22 05:23 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Appeals court strikes down net neutrality rules [View news story]
    You must be joking. Ending net neutrality is the beginning of the end for the Internet. Providers being able to restrict content based on what you pay is horrible.
    Jan 14 10:54 AM | 16 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • It's often been suspected, but now the Attorney General confirms the country's largest banks are too big to effectively prosecute. Eric Holder testifying before a Senate committee: "It does become difficult for us to prosecute them when we are hit with indications that if you do prosecute, if you do bring a criminal charge, it will have a negative impact on the (economy)." [View news story]
    i disagree entirely. it's a crying joke at this point how much banks (and plenty of other out-sized institutions) have co-opted this country. HSBC gets busted for money laundering out in the open and no criminal charges are filed... let alone just how powerful Government Sachs is these days and the sway they have. Every Treasury Secretary since Clinton has been a protege or associate of Robert Rubin. There's now bipartisan agreement (or at the very least, recognition) that banks have reached critical mass with respect to their influence and power in American politics. This country needs to do something before we become the Conglomerated States of America
    Mar 7 05:07 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment