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Frank Giustra - key power broker and close colleague of former President Bill Clinton – has taken a seat on the Board of Directors of U.S. Oil Sands, an Alberta-based company aiming to develop tar ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Oct 07, 2013 at 08:03 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Tom the Dancing Bug, by @RubenBolling "My only argument with Ruben B. here is his apologetic tone for asking you to pay money for ...
by RubenBolling
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Sep 19, 2013 at 06:50 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
If you visited this site yesterday or The New York Times or The Guardian , you are ...
by Tortmaster
Comment Count 70 comments on Mon Aug 19, 2013 at 05:42 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
The New York Times, the most respected newspaper in the world, evidently remains unpersuaded of the illegality of American drone strikes, and continues to take a bizarre, tortured approach to ...
by Justin Doolittle
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Jul 19, 2013 at 08:06 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
You..ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones Sunday May 24, 1903 New York City, New ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri May 24, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
As many of you already know, Mark Sanford, the former Governor of South Carolina, will be called in to see a Judge and respond to allegations that he was caught breaking and entering his ex-wife's ...
by Tortmaster
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Apr 17, 2013 at 04:51 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
We've been hearing a lot about David Stockman's recent essay on the American economy and the imminent demise he predicts for it. Stockman, you may recall, was budget director under President Ronald ...
by petercgoldmark
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Apr 06, 2013 at 06:39 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
While I don't purposefully intend to come across as fatalistic or dour, the thought has been on my mind a lot lately that mine may well be the first generation to come of age with the knowledge that ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 88 comments on Thu Mar 14, 2013 at 05:53 AM PDT with 54 Recommends
By BILL MOYERS and MICHAEL WINSHIP The inauguration of a president is one of those spectacles of democracy that can make us remember we're part of something big and enduring. So for a few hours ...
by Bill Moyers
Comment Count 222 comments on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 08:51 AM PST with 789 Recommends
"The Truth May Set You Free" - but when the News is free to read - do you eventually kill the truth? It has been the Press that has taken us from being storytellers to historians and put random ...
by PoliticalPizza
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Jan 07, 2013 at 03:11 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Last year, a hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) chemical fluid disclosure “model bill” was passed by both the Council of State Governments (CSG) and the American Legislative Exchange Council (...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 10:17 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Bill Powers, editor of Powers Energy Investor, has a new book set for publication in May 2013 titled, "Cold, Hungry and in the Dark: Exploding the Natural Gas Supply Myth." Powers' book will reveal ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 89 comments on Thu Nov 22, 2012 at 04:08 PM PST with 167 Recommends
Since the attack in Benghazi, tensions have grown between U.S. intelligence and elements of the Syrian opposition, as have concerns expressed that foreign fighters, many of them from Libya, may pose ...
by leveymg
Comment Count 68 comments on Thu Oct 25, 2012 at 09:08 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/14/business/glenn-hubbard-is-romneys-go-to-economist.html?pagewanted=all The front page of Sunday's New York Times Business section profiles Glenn Hubbard, who Mitt ...
by Dartagnan
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Oct 14, 2012 at 04:59 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
A storm is brewing in Buffalo and it's not the record snow storm typically associated with upstate New York. Rather, it's taking place in the ivory tower of academia and revolves around hydraulic ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Oct 12, 2012 at 10:12 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
It has been reported by The New York Times that Mitt Romney is now loading up on "Zingers" to use in the debate on Wednesday night. The article provides: Mr. Romney’s team has concluded that ...
by Tortmaster
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Oct 01, 2012 at 08:35 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Paul Ryan is campaigning down in Miami where he has just discovered a powerful dislike for the Cuban government. You can find Congressman Ryan wherever the political winds blow. And you can bet that ...
by Tortmaster
Comment Count 36 comments on Sat Sep 22, 2012 at 05:07 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
By Mark Reiter, edited by Jim Luce New York, N.Y. I’m a native New Yorker who’s been around long enough to remember what this city was like in the 1970’s – like, how you would see graffiti ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Jun 23, 2012 at 05:27 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Until I became homeless, I didn’t realize how much I needed face-to-face contact with people – until I got cut off from them. I’d always thought of myself as a bit of a hermit – many ...
by Charley James
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Jun 17, 2012 at 03:44 PM PDT with 50 Recommends
The ink’s barely dry on the historic settlement of “robo-signing” and other abusive foreclosure practices by five big banks. But, already, some states are raiding the settlement funds to ...
by The Opportunity Agenda
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue May 29, 2012 at 08:39 AM PDT with 2 Recommends