Has Obama just become a Hoover Republican?
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.
Business vs. Business...Corporate Personhood
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
Have the Banksters Already Have Found a Loophole?
As President Obama announced he would support reforms not allowing banks to own own, invest or trade "unrelated to serving customers," the banks think they may have already found a loophole.
No Campaign Limits?
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
Lanny Davis, a former White House counsel under President Clinton, wrote an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal arguing that “the left” is to blame for the Massachusetts results.
Have You Been Spied On?
The Washington Post reports that the FBI “illegally collected more than 2,000 U.S.
Blow Up the Fillibuster....
The White House looks at passing health care without a new Senate vote if GOP wins in Massachusetts. The likeliest scenario would require persuading House Democrats to accept a bill the Senate already passed.
Wall Street & Google...A Love Affair?
Haiti & George W Bush
Yesterday, following the tragic earthquake in Haiti, the conservative Heritage Foundation suggested that “President Obama…reach out to a senior Republican figure, perhaps former President George W.
After China hacked a Chinese Human Rights Activists through GMail, Google said, 'We Recognize That This May Well Mean Having To Shut Down Google.cn, And Potentially Our Offices in China.' Some suggest this is because the workers at Google were over it with cooperating on censorshi