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>Preditory Loans: Banks Discriminate Against Poor


May/June 2009 from ColorLines
Bailout Plan Hits the Poor

Banks are using TARP funds to make predatory loans.

When Congress hastily created and passed the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) last fall to bail out the financial sector, the program didn’t offer any consumer protection against the type of predatory lending practices that led to the financial crisis. It came as no surprise, then, when Santa Barbara Bank & Trust, a self-described “community bank” in California, announced in January that it was intending to use its $180 million in bailout money to make high-priced refund anticipation loans, known as RALs. RALs are short-term loans borrowed against a consumer’s tax refund. They’re often advertised as “quick cash,” because they allow people to get their tax refund in days instead of waiting for the IRS, which can take at least 10 days. Historically, poor communities have been targeted for these loans. According to the IRS, 85 percent of the people who took RALs in 2006 had incomes of $37,300 or less, and nearly two-thirds were recipients of the Earned Income Tax Credit. On average, a person pays between $200 and $500 in fees for a RAL. Read on


>You’ve Been Discriminated Against — Are You Black, Yellow, Green, Indian, Illegal Alien, or Poor

>If you are one of the above you shouldn’t start yelling your head off. I will broaden the group — if you find it difficult to make money on the Internet — even when they promise something that isn’t true — you should look at this.

I ran across this fabulous web site that is free. Actually free. You can embellish it to make bigger bucks faster, but you don’t have to. It’s free. Here’s what I found.

Some people like former Clinton aide Dick Morris write books and go on TV shows like Sean Hanity’s “Let Freedom Ring” to make their money. I don’t know how much his book pulled in, but it was on the NY Times best seller list for upwards of 20 straight weeks.
If you haven’t written a book and don’t have a name to make money on, don’t despair. There is a way you can make big bucks by using your computer; and there’s a website out there that is offering you a FREE WEBSITE, a neat almost custom one, not one of the blogspot types. Through it you can start making money right “off the bat.” Thousands of people do, why not you? How long will they offer this free site is anyone’s guess, so act fast while the free deal is on!

Stop learning and start earning big bucks on your computer right now. Click onto the following and claim your free web site. Yes, I said free — it becomes your instant money-earning site, as it is for me. You can learn how to make $200 to $400 per week or much more per day, or the really big bucks like over $100,000 per year, using this web site.

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>See What Discrimination Looks Like In Japan


Thursday, January 29, 2009 Japan News and Discussion

Aso, Obama agree to hold summit at early date

Prime Minister Taro Aso and U.S. President Barack Obama agreed Thursday to make arrangements through diplomatic channels to hold face-to-face…

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An 11-year-old girl was attacked with some kind of spray on Wednesday afternoon as she was walking home in Ojiya…

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NPA left red-faced after official blows his top at Narita

NPA left red-faced after official blows his top at Narita

On Jan 22, police sent prosecutors documents on a National Police Agency official who allegedly threw a tray at a woman working at a security…

43 knives stolen from Jusco store in Ibaraki

Police were called to a Jusco store in the town of Tokai, Ibaraki, on Wednesday after one of the staff noticed 43 kitchen knives were…

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Sapporo to sell beer-like drink that leaves ‘cool sensation’

Sapporo Breweries Ltd said Wednesday it will market a new “third-category” beer-like drink, which the company claims leaves a chilling and refreshing feeling in the…

Obama must apologize for U.S. crimes against Iran: Ahmadinejad

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad demanded on Wednesday that President Barack Obama apologize for past U.S. “crimes” against the Islamic republic, after the new U.S. leader…

Appeals court orders ex-nurse to pay Y50 mil for putting patient in coma

The Sendai High Court on Wednesday ordered a former male nurse at a Sendai clinic to pay 50 million yen in damages to a 19-year-old…

Japan cancels humanitarian aid to Russian-held islands

Japan decided Wednesday to cancel humanitarian assistance to four disputed Russian-held islands for the remainder of fiscal 2008 through March this year as Russia demanded…

New Panasonic cameras come with facial recognition feature

Panasonic Corp said Wednesday that from February it will market four compact digital cameras capable of registering facial data in advance so that the cameras…

Tourism agency maps out action plan to lure more foreign tourists

The Japan Tourism Agency said Wednesday it will promote Japan’s spa resorts in South Korea, especially targeting single South Korean women in their 30s, as…

Asashoryu in trouble again for pumping his fist after victory

Asashoryu in trouble again for pumping his fist after victory

Even when he wins, Mongolian sumo grand champion Asashoryu finds a way to get into trouble. The head of the Japan Sumo Association criticized Asashoryu…

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>An Obama Presidency Is Dangerous

> Above, author Felix Rodriquez at home at age eight

Above Rodquez parent’s marriage and their beautiful living room
(Above) Rodriquez, left, captured Che Gueveura
Senator John Kerry at Contra Trial and
Vice President Bush meeting with the author, right

Shown above are photos from a book, Shadow Warrier, written by a man who fought in the wars against Cuba’s Castro and other Communist leaders in Central and South America. His name is Felix Rodriquez, shown above after he captured the notorious Communist organizer Che Guevara who caused thousands to lose their lives and their property in those areas.

Rodriquez worked with the CIA and with other nations to protect against Communist aggression. It’s a great book. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to protect the USA against similar aggression that is forming as I write. It centers around the Democratic presidential candidate who, we will find after the election, has very close sentiments for, if not ties to, international communist leaders. Is it any wonder that he has said he would sit down with these people and negotiate with them without any preconditions. He’s one with them.

The author of the book, Rodriquez’s, parents were fairly successful business people, owning lands and a large home in which Felix grew up. The top picture shows him sitting in the hallway of this large home. The third and fourth photos are of an expansive, expensive-looking room in this mansion where they lived. Below that is a photo of the wedding of his parents. Castro confiscated this home, along with hundreds of thousand of homes and other properties. This is what dictators and Communists do. Is Obama going to confiscate your home? All of us have to worry and wonder.

How could corporations, small businesses and people who invest in stocks be more discriminated against than under an Obama presidency.

Consider it–most Americans are investors, in their life insurance policies, 401K programs or privately through the stock market; and especially in our real estate holdings, automobiles, clothing, jewelry, gold and silver and other valuables. All of us with these possessions will be discriminated against in he prevails and I’ll tell you why. That’s 90 percent of America.
Here’s why:

  • We don’t know enough about this unsuccessful, less-than-one term US senator. But little snitches keep falling off his tongue that give us clues. His encounter with Holland, Ohio citizen Joe the Plumber tells us he is a socialist if not a Marxist. When asked about the American dream and taxes, all that Obama could say was he wants to “spread the wealth around” and that that would help all Americans. Indeed, if those are his true intentions (and he says they are) then why at the mention of his intentions are all Americans are left with a cold feeling, wondering how far to the left he really is and how long into his first term it will take him to liquidate our possessions as did Castro when he took the Rodriquez home and all that they owned so that they had to flee to America.
  • We do know he has the most liberal voting record in the US Senate.
  • He has Marxist and Muslim ties and contacts, telling us where his heart is. Many of us believe that when the record at Harvard is unsealed we will find that it was an Arab businessman that paid for his education.
  • We may also find that his Harvard thesis praised socialism–perhaps even Communism–all of this during a time when President Reagan was trying to get Mikhail Gorbachev to “tear down that wall” and make his country a market-driven, instead of Communist–economy.We know know Obama’s father and step-father were Muslims and the latter took him to the Mosque on frequent occasions for prayer and teachings.
  • We know when he was living in Indonesia, he attended a Muslim school and has a basic understanding of the Sharia and Muslim beliefs because he was a Muslim, though he is afraid to admit it. His father was Muslim. In fact he named him three Muslim names, Barak Hussein Obama for good reason. Because he was a Muslim and intended for Barak to be likewise, which he was for a period of time before he drifted toward Christianity and was a member of the anti-American Trinity Church of Christ where he met the bombastic Rev. Jeramiah Wright. It was Wright, his mentor, who made news in videos published without his consent capturing his hateful sermons which included Wright yelling time after time ” Not God bless America, God damn America.” Obama was a member of that inflammatory anti-American church for many years (20) before he was forced to make a politically correct decision and resign. All of us wonder why someone as smart as a Harvard graduate took so long to decide.

A Marxist, which Obama is, works to do away with class distinctions. He takes from the rich and gives to the poor, as Obama told Joe the Plumber he would do if elected.

A Marxist eventually eliminates private ownership of property as Russia and Cuba did under Stalin and Castro, respectively. I strongly recommend a book written by a man who grew up in pre-Castro Cuba, a son of successful people who, when he was a young man, worked to free Cuba from Communism.

His name is Felix Rodrequez and his pictures are shown above. He ended up working for the CIA and for other governments including Argentina to hold back the tide of Communism. He is the man who brought down Che Guevara, the well known leader of the Sandinista Communist revolutionaries in South and Central America.

The main point of this article is to reveal to all America that if Obama is elected president it won’t be long before he confiscates our capital via higher taxes. The next part of his plan is to bring our economy so low that he can use it as justification for taking the wealth of the rich and above average citizens, confiscating their lands, homes, and means of production, such as stores and factories. In other words, Obama’s goal is to make of the US a communist nation and of himself its dictator.

Sounds incredible, doesn’t it. But I hope that we don’t have to find out the hard way. If John McCain is defeated, we will soon see major changes in both our economy–not for the better or good–and in the laws that govern this nation that he will argue legitimizes his actions.