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Janitor vs. CEO

janitor imagesMinneapolis janitor Rosalina Gomez said she didn't get it at first that she was cleaning up the offices of the CEO of the bank that had her foreclose her d home. The CEO is Richard Davis of Minneapolis-based

Green Jobs here?...or in China?

A group of Democratic senators is concerned that the Obama administrations efforts to promoting economic stimulus, aimed at financing renewable energy, is creating jobs in foreign countries. The four senators, led by Chuck Schumer of New York, wrote to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Tuesday to request a moratorium on the Recovery Act program.

Green Jobs here?...or China?

china imagesA group of Democratic senators is concerned that the Obama administrations efforts to promoting economic stimulus, aimed at financing renewable energy, is creating jobs in foreign countries. The four senators, led by Chuck Schumer of New York, wrote to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geit

Bullies?

hard core con imagesIn the current Congress, Senate Republicans are using the filibuster “at a record-setting pace.” Last year, “there were a record 112 cloture votes.

Apple Inc. and Slave Labor?

Apple Inc. has reported that some of its suppliers hired underage Asian workers to help build the iPhone, iPod and Macintosh computer last year. In China, Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, the Czech Republic, Philippines and the U.S.

Apple and Slave Labor?

labor imagesApple Inc. has reported that some of its suppliers hired underage Asian workers to help build the iPhone, iPod and Macintosh computer last year. In China, Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, the Czech Republic, Philippines and the U.S.

Health Care and IQs.....

IQ imagesThough President Obama was hoping for bipartisan ideas for fixing health care yesterday, he acknowledged that “he might be left with a partisan path forward.” “Is there enough serious effort that in a month’s time, or a few week’s time, or six weeks’ time, we could actually resolve something?” a

No to Consumer Protection, No to Hummers and No to Nukes....

no imagesThe Washington Post is reporting the administration is open to putting consumer protection regulation in the hands of the Treasury Department or other already-existing agencies.

Is Faux News calling on Gays to be put to death?

fox news imagesIn even stranger news...Miss Beverly Hills 2010, Lauren Ashley, who will compete in the Miss California pageant in November, told Faux News that not only is she against same-sex marriage, but that she thinks it is divine law that gays should be put to de

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