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By now, you probably know the travesty that is the $1.1 trillion "cromnibus" bill that just passed the House and Senate, thanks to the Democrats who have all but surrendered to Wall Street and other ...
by We Shall Overcome
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Dec 14, 2014 at 09:07 PM PST with 6 Recommends
No one likes taxpayer-funded Wall Street bailouts, not even Tea Partiers. However, if you look at changes proposed to the Dodd-Frank law in the current House Republican budget proposal , it sets ...
by dcg2
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Dec 11, 2014 at 06:56 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Well it didn't take him long to remind us how much of an asshole he is: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/23/david-perdue-georgia_n_5614125....
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Jul 24, 2014 at 10:15 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Decorated Admiral and former Congressman Joe Sestak (D. PA) is bringing back his dog Belle to hit Tea Party Senator Pat Toomey's (R. PA) allegiance to Wall Street's Too Big To Fail ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Mar 18, 2014 at 10:00 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
As long as you ignore the short shrift he provides in his analysis of the current state of the U.S. housing market, Paul Krugman has an above average (for him) op-ed in Friday’s edition of the NY ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 134 comments on Thu Feb 20, 2014 at 10:00 PM PST with 114 Recommends
From Colorado 6th District Congressman Mike Coffman's website. Coffman Introduces Bill to Prevent Insurance Industry Bailout Jan 7, 2014 Press Release Repeals Provisions in Obamacare to Cover ...
by skepticalcitizen
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Jan 08, 2014 at 08:33 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Guess who's up to their old tricks? Anyone have a direct line to Elizabeth Warren? Is she on top of this? I have a strong hunch, ok, I think its safe to say its not news at all, that this is, ...
by srfRantz
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Nov 11, 2013 at 07:37 AM PST with 9 Recommends
I hiked to three waterfalls on Mount Greylock during Columbus Day weekend in Western Massachusetts. I meant to just get away from it all, enjoy the foliage, and get some exercise. I didn't mean to ...
by CIndyCasella
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 11:31 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
This guy is ridiculous: http://www.nj.com/politics/index.ssf/2013/10/lonegan_received_state_bailout_as_mayor_of_bogota....
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Oct 08, 2013 at 12:11 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Everyone knows that America's CEO's are underperforming, overpaid capitalist tools. But IPS has now issued a report showing how they are blatantly overpaid on the backs of American taxpayers.
by Heavy Mettle
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Aug 28, 2013 at 08:34 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
“If pro is the opposite of con, what is the opposite of Congress?” Will Rogers * I find it curious that Charlie Humphrey Keating Jr (above) spent his adult life crusading against pornography, ...
by KAMuston
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Aug 25, 2013 at 06:00 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Too poor to bail Originally posted at Eclectablog . Graphic by Anne Savage Not that we were expecting the federal government to do for a failing urban giant like Detroit what they did for big ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 60 comments on Fri Jul 26, 2013 at 05:48 AM PDT with 61 Recommends
Things certainly are heating up between Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R. KY) and his tea party opponent, businessman Matt Bevin (R. KY). But here's the part of the dueling that ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 11:12 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
For the last 6 years, our elected officials have doled out money to the wealthy elite in the form of bailouts and tax breaks. Their hope was that this money would then stimulate the economy by ...
by Ring of Fire
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed May 08, 2013 at 08:53 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
President Obama has done a brilliant job for the 1%. Under Mr. Obama's leadership, after a tremendous, near utter collapse of the economy brought about by a corrupt finance sector, trillions of ...
by joe shikspack
Comment Count 290 comments on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 06:34 AM PDT with 224 Recommends
I like to hike. Now thanks to "Austerity," I may not be hiking as much (or as easily) as I'd like. Since someone just sequestered the heck out of the trail maintenance budget ... larger -- View of ...
by jamess
Comment Count 56 comments on Sat Mar 30, 2013 at 09:03 AM PDT with 58 Recommends
NICOSIA, CYPRUS — Cyprus is expected to make a dramatic U-turn Saturday to avert the imminent threat of a financial meltdown, having signaled that it is willing to tax big savers in its stricken ...
by shrike
Comment Count 44 comments on Fri Mar 22, 2013 at 07:30 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Not only were the Republicans directly responsible for crashing the economy that ruined millions of American's lives, but for the past four years they have actively attempted to make things much ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Feb 28, 2013 at 10:33 AM PST with 21 Recommends
Contrary to popular misconception, the US Treasury Department did act to alleviate the hardships caused by the financial collapse of 2008. In the face of mass unemployment, millions of home ...
by Lcohen
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 01:10 PM PST with 1 Recommend
By Tim Price, originally published on Next New ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 07:32 AM PST with 8 Recommends