On today’s show, economist and FTMDaily.com founder Jerry Robinson breaks down some of the latest underreported news headlines.
On today’s podcast, Jerry and Jennifer Robinson decipher the latest GDP revision numbers, and later take listener questions, including: “How do I teach my children the truth about money?”
Thirty years ago, 90% of the media that most Americans consumed on a daily basis was controlled by 50 corporations. Today, in our age of corporate consolidation, mergers, and acquisitions, the number of corporate entities that control the national media has dwindled to just six. These include: 1. General Electric (Comcast, NBC, Universal Pictures, etc.) […]
Words simply fail to describe the ineptitude of the Washingtonites…
“Prepare to have your mind blown…”
How does the government work? Forget the top 1%… We are talking about “the top 1% of the top 1%” that really pull the strings in this country. Learn more here.
There has never been a better descriptive phrase than television “programming.”
90% of what we see and hear in the way of news and entertainment through the printed word, television, and radio is owned by only five multinational corporations.
Here’s an interesting video showing Fox News personality, Bill O’Reilly, leaving a fundraiser for Presidential candidate, Newt Gingrich. When approached by a citizen journalist, Branden Lane, O’Reilly hits the cameraman with his umbrella and then asks a nearby policeman for help.
CNBC Poll: Ron Paul Results Dismissed – Again?
This week, I want to get your thoughts on Federal government regulation of the media. In a recent interview, FCC Commissioner Michael Copps, has called for greater Federal oversight and regulation of how the media reports the news.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Millionaires Have No Time for Facebook. The main reason: the wealthy are squeezed for time. Apparently, catching up with old high-school friends and adopting virtual sheep on FarmVille is less of a priority that running a business.
Tuesday evening at 8:30pm CST… Just a quick note as I am watching the election results come in on the network news tonight. I am enjoying getting the full spectrum of political viewpoints changing channels from CNN to FoxNews and then to MSNBC. Quite a big difference… All journalism today is opinion. Very little objectivity to be found.
Just over a year ago, in May 2009, word leaked to the press that the two richest men in America, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, had organized and presided over a confidential dinner meeting of billionaires in New York City. David Rockefeller was said to have been a host, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Oprah Winfrey to have been among those attending, and philanthropy to have been the main subject.
Here’s the list of attendees at the 2010 Bilderberg meetings.
Secretive and elite – the Bilderberg group, which unites some of the World’s most powerful people, has been meeting behind closed doors for decades