"The world is a rigged game"

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Matt Taibbi at Rolling Stone: “Word has leaked out that the London-based firm ICAP, the world’s largest broker of interest-rate swaps, is being investigated by American authorities for behavior that sounds eerily reminiscent of the Libor mess. Regulators are looking into whether or not a small group of brokers at ICAP may have worked with up to 15 of the world’s largest banks to manipulate ISDAfix, a benchmark number used around the world to calculate the prices of interest-rate swaps.”

On winning and values

So, right-wingers, you want a society where families are stable, where everybody looks like you and shares your Christian faith, and where the government pretty much stays out of your business? It’s not in some Randian fantasy, it’s right here in the USA.

By blocking the stream of pepper spray, these protesters were clearly hindering police and, in a larger sense, defying authority, and in an even larger Fox News sense, hating America. When will Occupy hooligans learn that intercepting noxious chemicals with their faces, stopping tear gas canisters with their skulls, violating airspace with their loud voices, and beating up police batons with their bodies are all illegal provocations?

By blocking the stream of pepper spray, these protesters were clearly hindering police and, in a larger sense, defying authority, and in an even larger Fox News sense, hating America. When will Occupy hooligans learn that intercepting noxious chemicals with their faces, stopping tear gas canisters with their skulls, violating airspace with their loud voices, and beating up police batons with their bodies are all illegal provocations?

"This country is being run absolutely for the benefit of the richest one percent." –Roger Waters