Archive for October, 2010

Democracy no more ….

October 10, 2010

The Secret Big-Money Takeover of America

Not only is income and wealth in America more concentrated in fewer hands than it’s been in 80 years, but those hands are buying our democracy as never before — and they’re doing it behind closed doors.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce is funneling corporate dollars from around the world into congressional races, and Rupert Murdoch is evidently spending heavily. (Murdoch – a close friend of Ariel Sharon – owns numerous media organizations worldwide, including Fox Network,

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rupert_murdoch 

 

 

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-reich/the-secret-bigmoney-takeo_b_754938.html

  

 

 

http://www.amazon.com/Aftershock-Next-Economy-Americas-Future/dp/0307592812

  

 

 

http://www.commoncause.org/site/pp.asp?c=dkLNK1MQIwG&b=4764307

  

 

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/10/10/dnc-makes-major-ad-buy-ac_n_757117.html

 

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Israeli Loyalty Oath

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HP Board of Directors – Dumb?

October 3, 2010

Leo Apotheker Named New HP CEO

 

 

Ray Lane –

non-executive chairman. 

http://cc.bingj.com/cache.aspx?q=Ray+Lane+-+kleiner+perkins&d=5024579292235436&mkt=en-US&setlang=en-US&w=409143d1,b316d2edhttp://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/09/30/leo-apotheker-named-new-h_n_745833.html

…. The initial response to Apotheker’s appointment was icy. HP shares fell $1.21, or nearly 3 percent, in extended trading after finishing Thursday’s regular session at $42.07, down 46 cents.

Apotheker, a 57-year-old German, spent most of his career at business software maker SAP AG before being promoted to CEO in April 2008. He lasted less than two years in the position. SAP decided not to renew his contract when it expired nearly eight months ago, largely because SAP’s financial performance faltered …

“SAP’s customer relationships suffered badly and so did employee morale while (Apotheker) was there, so this is a bit of an odd choice by HP,” … SAP pretty much fired Apotheker …

The decision to give Apotheker another shot at being a CEO may renew questions about the competency of HP’s board …