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While I want to see financial regulatory reform pass (and the Senate is clearly the biggest hurdle to passage), I think it needs to be done right. I want to applaud Russ Feingold and Maria ...
by Erik the Liberal
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed May 19, 2010 at 04:00 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
[Cross-posted at The Left Coaster. ] I was very hard on the President Friday morning about his email for haranguing Congress to pass financial “...
by paradox
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Apr 18, 2010 at 10:27 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
by Professor Smartass
Comment Count 37 comments on Sat Apr 17, 2010 at 04:45 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
1. Can we win the war in Afghanistan (what exactly is 'winning' anyway)? 2. Will we ever have an economy that is more than a shadow of it's former self? 3. Can America trust it's political system ...
by BOknows
Comment Count 42 comments on Wed Feb 17, 2010 at 07:54 PM PST with 1 Recommend
This won't take long. First ( as some would have it ), Barack Obama, the "unbound" version: (go to 3:15 of the clip, and ...
by nailbender
Comment Count 34 comments on Mon Jan 25, 2010 at 12:45 AM PST with 18 Recommends
My New Year's Resolution was to write a letter a day on climate issues to various politicians and media outlets. I've diaried my output so far in two long compilations which can be ...
by WarrenS
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Jan 23, 2010 at 09:49 AM PST with 14 Recommends
The move by President Obama to follow the ideas of Paul Volcker seems to push directly into the face of heretofore financial advisor Larry Summers. Summers was not in favor of ANY of the things ...
by Bill Tchakirides
Comment Count 29 comments on Thu Jan 21, 2010 at 08:21 PM PST with 15 Recommends
Note: I'm the author of President Barack Obama: A More Perfect Union , but I wasn't part of the Obama campaign or the Obama administration. After a ...
by JohnKWilson
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jan 19, 2010 at 08:33 PM PST with 2 Recommends
you lousy liars. You fed us the b.s. You led us down the primrose path...now go fend for yourself because your lying days are over. Once you got the reins you forgot us...well now we're going to ...
by thedaybeforeyesterday
Comment Count 323 comments on Tue Jan 19, 2010 at 03:38 PM PST with 9 Recommends
[Cross-posted at The Left Coaster. ] The Obama Administration and its stalwart supporters, for the sake of all Americans, should accept a political ...
by paradox
Comment Count 31 comments on Tue Jan 19, 2010 at 06:46 AM PST with 4 Recommends
With millions of people suffering ...
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 50 comments on Wed Jan 06, 2010 at 04:24 PM PST with 56 Recommends
*********Update******** Thanks for your participation and kind comments for my diary. Everyone was especially civil and supportive. Lets keep fighting for good sensible regulations and ...
by dvogel001
Comment Count 56 comments on Fri Oct 16, 2009 at 04:21 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
bonddad, bobswern, gjohnsit (read this) and many others have put a lot of effort into the debate on the state of the nations economy.
by disrael
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Aug 25, 2009 at 05:35 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
One more time--and for your own sanity if nothing else--please ignore the propaganda about a near-term recovery. A REAL RECOVERY ISN'T HAPPENING ANYTIME SOON A real recovery--...
by bobswern
Comment Count 76 comments on Mon Jul 13, 2009 at 09:14 AM PDT with 56 Recommends
Most people still aren't all that up on the many variations on the "highly inventive" market for securities and derivatives -- including 99.9% of the people in the finance industry. However, the ...
by Mark Sumner
Comment Count 82 comments on Mon Jun 15, 2009 at 12:46 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
I almost missed this one yesterday, but the WaPo had a profile of Brooksley Born , ...
by dday
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed May 27, 2009 at 12:57 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Posted on Evans Politics , April 14, 2009. Visit Evans Politics today! This is a republication revised from earlier today, ...
by seawolf1957
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Apr 15, 2009 at 12:46 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Posted on Evans Politics , April 14, 2009. Visit Evans Politics today! Today, as I write this, President Obama is making ...
by seawolf1957
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2009 at 12:48 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
A few weeks ago, in a speech at the Brookings Institution, Lawrence Summers, head of the President’s National Economic Council, rattled off a list of the major crises that have beset the ...
by Eric Zencey
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2009 at 08:54 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
Crossposted ...
by organicdemocrat
Comment Count 24 comments on Sun Apr 05, 2009 at 07:31 PM PDT with 25 Recommends