“Warren is like virtually all other Democrats and Republicans. Her Senate campaign web site called it “a moral duty imperative to support and defend Israel.” “(A)s a United States Senator, I will work to ensure Israel’s security and success,” she added. Washington’s special relationship alone matters. Both countries threaten world peace. Together they menace humanity.” – S Lendman
Populism isn’t a Beltway attribute. Or good faith. Or supporting government of, by and for everyone equitably and fairly.
Monied interests run America. Republicans and Democrats serve at their discretion. They constitute duopoly power.
They’re two sides of the same coin. On major issues mattering most, not a dime’s worth of difference separates them.
In September 2010, Obama appointed then Harvard Law Professor Elizabeth Warren as interim Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP) head until a permanent director was named.
Appointing her let the agency begin operating without going through a potentially contentious Senate confirmation battle.
She became an assistant to the president and advisor to then Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner.
In July 2011, former Ohio attorney general Richard Cordray replaced her. It didn’t matter. BCFP is largely toothless. Continue reading