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One of the biggest beefs I have with former President Clinton is that he oversaw the dismantling to the Glass-Steagall Act late in his term. This Consumer Protection/Bank Regualtion Law enacted ...
by jamess
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Dec 25, 2013 at 01:28 PM PST with 18 Recommends
I normally don't cover " blotter-page " news, since I figure Humanity will always have its "bad apples." And expending anger and outrage at each instance of such, only leads to a loss of useful ...
by jamess
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Dec 18, 2013 at 01:02 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Well, here's a rather stilted definition of Populism, that probably keeps the Wealthy rotating their Tax Havens, at each Quarter's end ... Populism Definition: (from BusinessDictionary.com ) ...
by jamess
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Dec 15, 2013 at 06:20 PM PST with 13 Recommends
David Simon gave an informal speech in Sydney, Australia. The Guardian has an edited text here / Remember, Simon is the brilliant creator of both "Homicide" and of "The Wire," It begins like this:
by teacherken
Comment Count 153 comments on Sun Dec 08, 2013 at 06:04 PM PST with 449 Recommends
So claims Larry Kudlow about the new Pope: [...] Kudlow -- a self-described devoted "church-going Catholic convert" -- went further, saying that the pope is wrong and " free-market capitalism is on ...
by jamess
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Dec 08, 2013 at 02:40 PM PST with 23 Recommends
Republicans are AGAINST ... the Minimum Wage . Not just against Raising the Minimum Wage -- but they are against the actual IDEA of the Minimum Wage, itself. Simply incredible . Incredible faith ...
by jamess
Comment Count 39 comments on Sat Dec 07, 2013 at 01:41 PM PST with 24 Recommends
Is it Socialism when ... "we see McDonald's advising workers to apply for food stamps" ... ? Is it Socialism when ... "low wages leave Wal-Mart workers unable to afford the necessities of life,
by jamess
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Dec 05, 2013 at 06:39 PM PST with 26 Recommends
Senator Elizabeth Warren speaks to people in a way that few have in recent years. Senator Warren speaks with conviction and common sense. Senator Warren speaks for our common working class interests,
by jamess
Comment Count 150 comments on Sat Nov 30, 2013 at 08:41 PM PST with 175 Recommends
... And with Liberty and Justice for All (except for the Wealthy Few -- who can afford to buy all the 'Liberty' and 'Justice' they need.) Maybe that upper-crust exemption framework is finally ...
by jamess
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 10:08 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
From the Bureau of Labor Statistics : larger image Nothing says we live in two-tier America, better than a Unemployment Chart that has 2 or 3 different tracks. Notice the far left ...
by jamess
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Jul 15, 2013 at 07:03 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
These are the thugs "scoff-laws" that our newly-formed Homeland Security apparatus , works so damn hard to protect , from the likes of peaceful protest marchers like OWS: New York Attorney General ...
by jamess
Comment Count 35 comments on Sun Jun 23, 2013 at 08:58 AM PDT with 96 Recommends
Crossposted from Hillbilly Report. In the primary of 2004 and 2008 there was a reason I supported the Democrat I supported for President. Despite the eventual personal failings of the candidate the ...
by RDemocrat
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon May 20, 2013 at 08:35 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Red America forms a thick, inland L in the flat midsection of our country, bordered as much by geography as by political preference. The Rocky Mountains and Mississippi River shepherd the younger ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 90 comments on Sun Mar 10, 2013 at 07:46 PM PDT with 75 Recommends
Here is a recap of one Financial Manager from Goldman Sachs who broke his trust with his investors , and made Billions in the process. Who walks the streets navigates the streets in limos unscathed --
by jamess
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Mar 09, 2013 at 08:28 AM PST with 26 Recommends
Money may not be able to buy you Love -- but it sure can buy you a lot of Competitive Advantage , when it comes to taking-over the small-fry companies, who'd rather just be left alone. It's ...
by jamess
Comment Count 27 comments on Sun Oct 21, 2012 at 03:00 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
" Mitt Romney has so little economic patriotism that even his money needs a passport ." I love that sound-bite; because it is clear and it's true. Well this former Ohio Governor knows a thing ...
by jamess
Comment Count 66 comments on Wed Sep 05, 2012 at 05:57 AM PDT with 110 Recommends
I post this as an Irish-American who grew up in one of the toughest ghettos in the country, in Richmond, California. This post is about people I dearly love, people who are hurting, people who need ...
by mftalbot
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Sep 02, 2012 at 01:19 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Today Mitt Romney may an obnoxious appeal to his American roots (while supplying no hard-copy proof , as per usual.) [...] Expanding on his Michigander bonafides, he pointed out that he was born in ...
by jamess
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Aug 24, 2012 at 10:22 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Romney promises to create 12 million new jobs (audio) by O. Kay Henderson, RadioIowa.com -- August 8, 2012 [...] Romney promised that his own proposals would lead to economic growth. “ We’re ...
by jamess
Comment Count 56 comments on Sun Aug 12, 2012 at 06:13 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
Just in, minutes ago ... Paul Ryan gave Romney camp several years of tax returns reuters.com -- Aug 12, 2012 (Reuters) - Mitt Romney released two years of his own tax returns to the public but ...
by jamess
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Aug 12, 2012 at 11:00 AM PDT with 11 Recommends