Bill Bradbury, a Democratic candidate for governor in Oregon, is campaigning on a proposal to move the state's money away from national banks and to local and community Oregon banks. His has a big message to big banks on Wall Street: Phooey!
While Congressional Democrats look at a larger fix to the Senate health care bill, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) plans to take an axe to the industry's cherished exemption from antitrust laws. Pelosi said Tuesday on a conference call with bloggers that
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