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Just Say No! to the Banksters....

banster 1 imagesAccording to the Washington Post, the Federal Reserve “made record profits in 2009″ while propping up the financial industry and will “return about $45 billion to the U.S. Treasury." Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve has asked a U.S.

Liberal Angst?

healthcare imagesNPR is reporting that White House aides and communications director Dan Pfeiffer says the White House is sure 'Liberal Angst' over healthcare will go away once Obama signs the upcoming Healthcare bill.

The Naked Truth....

naked imagesThe Economic Times of India is reporting that US' largest drugstore chain Walgreens on Thursday just announced a 10-year outsourcing deal with India. Walgreens is shifting its accounting processes and jobs to Genpact, a loss of at least 500 American jobs.

Outlaw Divorce?

no divorce imagesSally Kern, the Oklahoma state legislator who infamously called homosexuality "the biggest threat our nation has, even more so than terrorism or Islam," now wants to force heterosexual couples to stay married. Under Kern's legislation, incompatibility would not a

Daily Topics - Tuesday January 2010

consumer 2 imagesQuote: Are we like late Rome, infatuated with past glories, ruled by a complacent, greedy elite, and hopelessly powerless to respond to changing conditions? --

Screwed?

bankster imagesAmong the various ideas to fix the financial markets, the calls for anyone to step down in the management ranks of bailed-out institutions have been largely ignored.

Daily Topics - Monday - January 4th 2010

jobless imagesHour One - Are we about to re-enact 1937?

Hour Two - Was the Uganda anti-gay bill started by US evangelicals?

Where Have all the Sea Lions Gone?

sea lion imagesBloomberg reported that The Mayo Clinic, hailed by President Barack Obama as a national model for good health care, will stop accepting Medicare patients at their primary-care clinics in Arizona, because, they say, the U.S. government pays too low.

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