The Big Takeover is an article by Matt Taibbi that appeared in Rolling Stone magazine. It is subtitled “The global economic crisis isn’t about. Taibbi is one of my favorite writers. His recent article on the financial collapse is a must read. His language is a bit salty, but I think the angst and. 15 Great Articles by Matt Taibbi – The Electric Typewriter – Great articles and The Big Takeover Is the SEC Covering Up Wall Street Crimes? by Matt Taibbi.

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“The Big Takeover”-Matt Taibbi in Rolling Stone on the financial meltdown

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Maybe you come for our daily headlines, or takeoverr in-depth stories that expose government and corporate abuses of power. The only reason that Wall Street rallied yesterday was because this plan that Geithner administered is such an enormous giveaway to Wall Street. And the Office of Thrift Supervision is by far the smallest and least aggressive of the regulators.

Mike Taibbi works for NBC.

The British Empire probably peaked in relative power around and found it increasing expensive to maintain power afterwards due to the rise of France, Germany, Russia and the United States. Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke argued in taibbbi testimony, if the government had allowed AIG to fail, it would have jeopardized the entire financial system.

In our case, we are seeing a rapid decline in our relative power. But, first of all, who are these people in the London office?

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“The Big Takeover,” by Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone Magazine

We can basically do whatever we want. And, of course, every hedge fund in the world was throwing a party at the news that Geithner came out with this plan yesterday.


Are we really looking to Rolling Stone for serious journalism? Geithner, who has come under fire for not doing enough to block the bonuses, said he shared their anger. Matt Taibbi, who won?

Now, I share the anger and frustration of the American people, not just about the compensation practices at AIG and in other parts of our system, but takeoger our financial system permitted a scale of risk taking that has caused grave damage to the lives of so many Americans.

The New York Times reports if Congress approves such a measure, it would represent one of the biggest permanent expansions of federal regulatory power in decades.

What does that mean? These instruments were unregulated. What do you mean, they made this bet?

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It wasn’t all boobs and centerfolds, just like Rolling Stone isn’t all stoned rockers and rages against the machine. This is viewer supported news. Advertise Login Sign up. The Obama administration and the Federal Reserve urged Congress yesterday to give the federal government unprecedented new powers to seize control of troubled financial firms beyond banks deemed too big to fail. Sometimes what appears to be a conspiracy is actually more disturbing – the possibility that the high and mighty don’t mmatt understand what is going on.