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Time For The FDIC To Tap Its Lifeline

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Money Game (5 years ago)

It's only a matter of time before the FDIC will have to tap its Uncle Sam lifeline. 1) In the second quarter, FDIC problem banks spiked 36% and now represent $300 billion in assets. In contrast, the FDIC's own fund balance dropped 2... Read Post

Fox Continues Falsely Claiming Low-Income Phone Program Is Taxpayer Funded

US Politics / Liberal : Media Matters for America (last year)

Fox News falsely claimed that the Lifeline program to provide low-income Americans with cell phone access is funded by taxpayers. In fact, it's funded entirely by fees charged to phone providers and other telecommunications companie... Read Post

North Korea Internet, Cell Phones Go Dark

Business & Finance : Zero Hedge (6 hours ago)

When it comes to crude attempts at humor, The Interview may (and should) have been a stunning flop, but meanwhile the real comedy continues in the real world, whose absurdity has made any IPO of The Onion impossible. According to Re... Read Post

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