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Here Are All The Banks That Paid Janet Yellen $7.3 Million In Speaking Fees In The Past 2 Years

When openly bribing a politician, financier or any other power figure is too – how should we put it – illegal, there is a well-known loophole that has been used for decades to circumvent the straight to jail hazard: the old “pay for speeches” shortcut, where otherwise boring, insipid and uninspirational figures who have nothing…

Cost Of Doing Business: Big Banks Have Paid $195 Billion In Fines Since 2000

By Tyler Durden Often times when the “too big to fail” banks are caught with their hands in the cookie jar (or placing the entire global economy on the precipice of collapse, as was the case in 2008), nobody goes to jail and the banks wind up paying a hefty fine and putting the “youthful indiscretions”…

Leaked Docs Reveal How China's 'Army Of Paid Internet Trolls' Helped Censor COVID-19

Authored by Raymond Zhong, Paul Mozur and Aaron Krolik, The New York Times, and Jeff Kao via ProPublica (emphasis ours) In the early hours of Feb. 7, China’s powerful internet censors experienced an unfamiliar and deeply unsettling sensation. They felt they were losing control. The news was spreading quickly that Li Wenliang, a doctor who…

America’s Highest Paid Hooker Sues Nevada To Reopen Brothels 

Alice Little, a legal sex worker in Nevada and quite possibly the highest-paid one in the US, is suing the state of Nevada to reopen its brothels, according to Yahoo Life.  Little is an employee at the BunnyRanch Legal Nevada Brothel in Mound House, Nevada. The brothel has been closed since Mar. 17, despite other “close contact” businesses…

FCC Gives $9.2B for Rural 5G, Some for Controversial Satellites, Even Though Taxpayers Already Paid for Safe High Speed Internet

By B.N. Frank High speed internet is safer and more secure with a wired internet connection (see 1, 2). According to a lawsuit and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman, all Americans have already paid to have this where they live (see 1, 2, 3, 4). Regardless, the FCC is giving telecoms billions more to…

Survey: 85% of Pharmaceutical Firms Paid Penalties (Totaling Billions) and Most Engaged in Illegal Activities for 4 or More Years

By B.N. Frank The “Opioid Crisis” isn’t the only scandal perpetrated by Big Pharma, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and unethical doctors. Thanks to Children’s Health Defense for alerting us to more Big Pharma corruption. Big Pharma Paid Billions in Penalties for Illegal Practices, Study Shows The peer-reviewed study found that 85% of the…

FCC Gives $8B for Rural 5G Broadband Even Though Taxpayers Have Already Paid Billions to Have Safe High Speed Internet

By B.N. Frank According to a lawsuit and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman, all Americans have already paid to have high-speed internet where they live (see 1, 2, 3, 4). Regardless, the FCC is giving telecoms $8B more to install 5G in rural areas even though it is NOT safe or necessary for high-speed…

US Hospitals Getting Paid More to Label Cause of Death as ‘Coronavirus

  Senator Scott Jensen represents Minnesota. He’s also a doctor. He appeared on Fox News with Laura Ingraham where he revealed a very disturbing piece of information. Dr. Scott Jensen says the American Medical Association is now “encouraging” doctors to overcount coronavirus deaths across the country. Jensen received a  7-page document that showed him how…