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For decades, State Senator Hugh Farley (R - Schenectady County) has been one of the largest allies of the banking and financial sectors in the New York State Legislature, often using his position ...
by Upstate Blue
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Oct 29, 2013 at 08:00 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
In a sign that at least some sanity remains in the Senate, Harkin is pushing to reintroduce a common-sense law that would break the power of the banking industry over Washington. Sen. Tom ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 151 comments on Mon May 20, 2013 at 12:34 PM PDT with 392 Recommends
No, no, no - this isn't some tongue-in-cheek diary meant to give you a good laugh during the last week of the presidential campaign. This is NOT a joke. A banker actually said this. Check it out:
by Celtic Merlin
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Oct 30, 2012 at 10:31 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
By Janet Murguía, President and CEO, NCLR and Marc Morial, President and CEO, National Urban League Today, the Obama Administration and a coalition of state Attorneys General (AG) announced that ...
by NCLR
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Feb 09, 2012 at 02:38 PM PST with 2 Recommends
By Janis Bowdler, Director, Wealth Building Policy Project, NCLR Last month, California Attorney General Kamala ...
by NCLR
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Dec 15, 2011 at 06:00 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Building Bridges Radio: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************
by buildingbridgesradio
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Aug 14, 2011 at 04:38 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
March 16, 1933 - The Chicago Plan Memorandum On March 4, 1933 Franklin Delano Roosevelt was inaugurated as the 32nd President of the United States of America. The next day, March 5, 1933, FDR ...
by Andrew C White
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Mar 16, 2011 at 12:10 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
With things as they are, banks can still speculate and fail leaving the government to step in to save them. This encourages recklessness and ineffiency in the banking sector. I suggest that Nancy ...
by GideonAB
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Nov 28, 2010 at 07:40 AM PST with 8 Recommends
We Are America By David Glenn Cox FDR is popular these days and he should be, but there is one thing about FDR that I think is too often overlooked and that is his directness. He didn’t ...
by Daveparts
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Jul 01, 2010 at 09:48 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
The message is simple and easy, because it happens to be true. On issue after issue, the Republicans prove that they don't care about people, they only care about their corporate owners. Last week, ...
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 152 comments on Fri Jun 18, 2010 at 07:36 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
THE WEEK IN EDITORIAL CARTOONS This [weekly diary http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2010/6/7/870259/-Final-Update-#13:-The-Week-in-Editorial-CartoonsThe-Cheney-...
by JekyllnHyde
Comment Count 49 comments on Mon Jun 14, 2010 at 10:33 PM PDT with 172 Recommends
Twenty months after the financial meltdown of 2008, the U.S. congress is moving ahead with its financial system reform. In the following weeks, the Senate and House bills will be combined. While ...
by Edger
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun May 30, 2010 at 09:28 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
After Perfect Quarter, Bankers Reveal They Are, In Fact, Gods Deities Take Human Form To Play With Lives of Mortals Richieville News Service - NEW YORK CITY ...
by Richieville
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu May 13, 2010 at 09:35 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
This week on Huffington Post's Denver page, Michael Bennet posted an article - Close the Revolving ...
by wade norris
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed May 12, 2010 at 03:45 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Chances are that unless you're a total financial policy wonk, you've never heard the term "seigniorage." But you should. It's the profit that comes from issuing money--the difference between the ...
by Eric Zencey
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon May 03, 2010 at 03:16 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
by Bcgntn
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Apr 29, 2010 at 07:38 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
On Thursday afternoon the AFL-CIO held a rally to protest the banking bailout and demand a peoples' bailout. There ...
by Eddie C
Comment Count 246 comments on Fri Apr 30, 2010 at 01:31 PM PDT with 467 Recommends
I admit it, I'm sick of the Senate being the obstacle to getting anything progressive done. I'm not the only one. Lately it seems like every time I talk to a member of the House of Representatives,
by Darcy Burner
Comment Count 34 comments on Tue Apr 27, 2010 at 12:09 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
Democrats, Pressuring G.O.P., Unite on Finance BillBy DAVID M. HERSZENHORN Published: NYTimes - April 25, 2010 "...The agreement among Democrats would...raised the pressure on Senate Republicans, ...
by KAMuston
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Apr 26, 2010 at 05:38 AM PDT with 2 Recommends