This Week's Top Stories Include: Hostess selling its assets; Vulture Capitalism is alive and well; The Lincoln Movie's ending, and the end of Aspergers Syndrome. Come laugh with Absurdity Today: the independent news parody series hosted by political satirist Julianna Forlano. Click Here to Join our Mailing List: http://preview.tinyurl.com/AbsurdityTodayMailingList Find Absurdity Today on Facebook: www.facebook.com/absurditytoday Follow Julianna on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AbsurdityGirl Links to stories discussed in the broadcast: http://www.trueactivist.com/senate-bill-gives-the-federal-reserve-warrantless-access-to-your-emails-and-facebook-posts/ The Other Vulture Capitalists: Timothy C. Collins, born 1956, is the founder, senior managing director, and chief executive officer of Ripplewood Holdings LLC. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Citigroup. Thomas Boone Pickens, Jr. (born May 22, 1928), known as T. Boone Pickens, is an American business magnate and financier. Pickens chairs the hedge fund BP Capital Management. He was a well-known takeover operator and corporate raider during the 1980s. With an estimated current net worth of about $1.4 billion, he is ranked by Forbes as the 328th-richest person in America and ranked 879th in the world. Henry R. Kravis, & David Bonderman. Stephen (Steve) Allen Schwarzman (born February 14, 1947) is an American financier and philanthropist. He is the chairman and CEO of the Blackstone Group, a private equity firm he co-founded with former Lehman Brothers CEO and US Secretary of Commerce Peter Peterson.
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