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Obama's top economic adviser and one time Chairman of the Federal Reserve, believes the main purpose for banks should be to serve the public and they should be prohibited from owning and trading risky securities. The Obama administration however refuses to separate the banks from their investment operations. NOTE: I'm going on a short sabbatical, I will be back with an all new doodle on Monday, Oct 26th. Until then the comment feature will be turned due to spam issues. ...

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An international audit found widespread fraud in Afghanistan's August 20th election. The U.N. backed investigators have thrown out nearly one third of the ballots and after considerable pressure, President Hamid Karzai conceded that he did not receive the majority needed and has agreed to a run-off election with his main rival, Abdullah Abdullah. ...

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Billionaire hedge-fund manager Raj Rajaratnam was arrested Friday on charges of insider trading. Federal investigators have been building a case against a network of Wall Street insiders for two years. Additional arrests are expected to include hedge-fund managers, lawyers and other Wall Street players. Read how the insiders steal honest investor's money. ...

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In his capacity as New York City's housing development commissioner, Shaun Donovan once worked in close partnership with Acorn to turn troubled properties into assets for the city. Now as Obama's Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Mr Donovan is unwilling to discuss the subject of the troubled community organizing group, even as the congress is pushing legislation that would order him to cut off all Acorn-related grants. ...

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While the Ed Sullivan Theater has been the epicenter of a real-life drama played out on late night television, nine blocks south, art imitates life at the Golden Theater. Bill Pullman and Julia Stiles star in Oleanna, David Mamet's he said/she said drama which opened Sunday. I did get a chance to see it, and while the performances and the subject-matter were riveting, everyone in my party agreed, Pullman's portrayal of John was so sympathetic and his transgressions so ambiguous that it seemed to trivialize the real issue of sexual harassment. ...

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