On Tuesday, fierce consumer advocate and needler of banks Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) called out Wall Street regulators for their habit of giving tepid punishments to misbehaving banks, and ...
From The Los Angeles Times :
WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued a sharply critical assessment of the State Department’s recent environmental impact review of the ...
(Courtesy of Mark Noel) This morning, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that Nigerian victims of torture, extrajudicial executions, and other crimes against humanity could not sue in the United ...
This is what real democracy looks like, not some cooked-up version sponsored by lobbyists, fake grassroots groups, and Big Oil. Citizens from all walks of life - environmental activists, Native ...
Today the Senate gave a big middle finger to Newtown and 91% of America as they voted against basic gun control . What is ironic is the vast majority of Senators supported the ...
The sudden cooling of Europe, triggered by collapse of the global thermohaline circulation in the north Atlantic and the slowing of the Gulf Stream has been popularized by the movies and the ...
This morning, I found a photo slide show of a homeless suburb in Kansas City, literally underground. It's not accompanied with any broader report, at that page - just photos - but I think it's a ...
Home Depot dumped its CEO Bob Nardelli at the beginning of 2007, just over six years after he took the position. During his tenure, the market value of Home Depot stock had fallen by 40 percent, ...
A few months ago, a friend shared with me a note written by his six-year-old daughter to her mother:
School was bad. People are annoying. They always want to talk to me.
He found this hilarious,
Cross posted from Blue Virginia
Last night's Howard Dean/DFA fundraiser on Capitol Hill for Democratic House of Delegates candidates Jennifer Boysko and John Bell was a big success. The room was ...