Archive for August 31st, 2012

BOA continues to play the USA

BOA continues to play the USA

According to the government appointed overseer of the widely publicized agreement between the US Justice Department, 49 state Attorneys General and five of the nation’s largest banks that released those banks from liabilities arising from their submitting forged documents to the courts in their effort to foreclose on the homes of millions of Americans (a crime referred to as “robo-signing”) the Bank of America has failed to modify a single mortgage for its customers, a requirement under the terms of the agreement, since the day the settlement was signed. Bank of America was required under the settlement to provide the […]

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Royal Dutch beats US government in environmental shell game

Royal Dutch beats US government in environmental shell game

Royal Dutch Shell has received initial approval from the US government to begin the process of oil drilling in the Chukchi Sea off the coast of Alaska. The US Department of interior has granted approval to the oil extraction company to begin the process of “top hole drilling” in Alaska’s costal waters even though the company has failed to receive approval for a required “oil spill containment system”. The Obama appointed head of the Department of Interior Ken Salazar said he was not sure if Royal Dutch Shell will begin oil extraction this year or in 2013. The company’s vice […]

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