Independent watchdog at the Treasury Department Neil Barofsky warned that the government's response to the financial meltdown has made it MORE likely the United States will face a deeper crisis in the future. He says, "The problems that led to the last crisi
Finally President Obama got the bi-partisanship he wanted. Just one day after he asked for more in the State of the Union, uber-bankster Ben Bernanke was confirmed for a second term as chairman of the Federal Reserve Board.
According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, Raum Emanuel told a liberal strategy group that a plan to run advertisements against conservative Democrats who were "balking at Mr. Obama's health-care overhaul" was grossly unwise. "F—ing retarded," Mr.
Quote: "The point in history at which we stand is full of promise and danger. The world will either move forward toward unity and widely shared prosperity - or it will move apart." -- Franklin D. Roosevelt
Economist Paul Krugman weighs in on the spending freeze, "It’s appalling on every level' he says. This is really a return to the principles of Herbert Hoover, Ronald Reagan, and Bill Clinton. Hoover did it in 1937 and it led to a one-year mini-recession.
In response to the Supreme Court’s terrible decision giving corporations First Amendment rights “dozens of current and former corporate executives” from corporations including Delta, Playboy Enterprises, Ben & Jerry’s, Seagram’s liquor company, toymaker Hasbro, Delta A
"Anything Goes Friday"
In a ruling that has overwhelming implications for how elections are funded, the Supreme Court has struck down a key campaign-finance restriction that prevents corporations and unions from pouring money into political ads.In a 5-4 ruling, in the Citiz