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While having my manufactured breakfast at a Holiday Inn Express in Connecticut, I came upon two news stories that can be construed to be arguments for certain regulation of business by the ...
by DamYankee
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Apr 06, 2015 at 05:50 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Who's on your side? Not this guy. Maybe I'm an idiot. But there's something I just don't understand, and perhaps one of you good people can help me make sense of it. If Congressional Republicans ...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 71 comments on Sun Dec 07, 2014 at 07:10 AM PST with 89 Recommends
I like this: http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/senate-races/215501-nunn-ad-slams-perdue-for-making-millions-as-workers-lost-jobs Former charity executive ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Aug 19, 2014 at 12:28 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Privatize, Privatize A letter in a red-state newspaper today argues that we should privatize ALL of government, because government is so wasteful and inefficient. Then it advises, “Vote ...
by ByersAware
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jun 03, 2014 at 08:35 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Morality, Anyone? Most of us like to think we are moral. So, when did our nation become dominated by people who place their own luxury above another person's survival? The brief "minimum ...
by ByersAware
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Jun 01, 2014 at 02:22 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
Greed is a powerful thing. The fear of punishment is necessary to counter it. Maybe 13 really is a haunted number. Either way, 13 is a number that has haunted General Motors over the past few years.
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 66 comments on Sun May 25, 2014 at 02:00 PM PDT with 95 Recommends
L-R: Charlie Hogan, Scott Marshall, Drunita Steward and Mary Edmonds Senior citizens braved sub-zero temperatures in Chicago last week to protest Bruce Rauner, GOP front-runner for Illinois Governor.
by Active Retirees
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Mar 03, 2014 at 11:42 AM PST with 14 Recommends
Saw this headline across quite a few feeds this morning.... Can't say it enough... I told you so.... Do you know the real reason?   "Regarding U.S. same-store sales for the company’s fourth ...
by kavips
Comment Count 163 comments on Fri Jan 31, 2014 at 10:06 AM PST with 300 Recommends
Sometimes you need a couple charts to understand what is really going on.
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 119 comments on Mon Dec 09, 2013 at 01:54 PM PST with 199 Recommends
As the baseball season comes to a close and football mania ratchets up, I can’t stop thinking about a Frontline documentary and an ABC news story that shared the common denominator elements of ...
by Marcia G Yerman
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Oct 25, 2013 at 12:09 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light,
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Jul 17, 2013 at 03:27 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
It's nothing personal, it's just business. American CEOs earn the highest executive salaries in the world, but their companies are offshoring jobs overseas for cheaper labor, saying they "have to be ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Jun 29, 2013 at 11:27 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
The year 1979 may very well have been the year when the middle-class in America had first began it's long decent into oblivion. According the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, manufacturing in the U.S.
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jun 28, 2013 at 04:01 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Multi-billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson (and family) poured nearly $40 million into the coffers of GOP-aligned super PACs in the final three weeks of the 2012 campaign, bringing his total ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Jun 18, 2013 at 04:00 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
It's pretty common knowledge that CNBC is a very pro-business cable TV show, excluding the fact that they also air the show "American Greed". In some ways it's odd, as their sister station (MSNBC) ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Jun 15, 2013 at 05:27 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
As if we really needed a poll to tell us this --- but it's nice to be reassured, because misery loves company. Although the Great Recession has had little or no impact on half of America, the other ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Jun 09, 2013 at 02:24 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Profits Before The People...the Republican way. Governor Mike Pence and the Indiana GOP are cutting back on on FREE school lunches so they can give money to the Indianapolis speedway..REPUBLICAN ...
by LokiGirl
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri May 31, 2013 at 06:21 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
I just want to check on y'all to see if y'all are doing as well as the banks. Has your personal bail-out from the government put you back on Easy Street? Are you looking forward to a big bonus at ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 71 comments on Thu May 30, 2013 at 08:30 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
In a capitalist society such as the United States, the economic principle of "free markets" and "supply-and demand" compliments the theory that consumers are "job creators", just as jobs that pay a ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue May 28, 2013 at 01:19 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Not merely because we grieve for the loss of our brave, but because so much of that grief was created outside of the interests of our national security and personal liberties. Everyone who writes a ...
by NGUinBuffalo
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon May 27, 2013 at 10:33 AM PDT with 3 Recommends