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If any multi-billionaire can be said to be respected by progressives, it would probably be Warren Buffett. Which is why a recent exposé published by the Seattle Times and the Center For Public ...
by DocDawg
Comment Count 29 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 09:21 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) has responded defensively to the oil-by-rail lawsuit filed by former BNSF locomotive engineer Bryan Thompson, a case recently ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Apr 07, 2015 at 12:33 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Say it ain't so, Warren. Billionaire Warren Buffett, the 'Oracle from Omaha' is the CEO, president, and largest shareholder of the Berkshire Hathaway holding company. He is also frequently regarded ...
by DocDawg
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Apr 06, 2015 at 09:16 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog A Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) employee who worked as a locomotive engineer on the company's oil-by-rail train that exploded in rural Casselton, North Dakota in ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 08:06 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
In July 2014, I published a Dailykos Diary titled Why Hillary Clinton will run and win in 2016 . In October 2014, Warren Buffet agrees.
by osistrunk
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Oct 08, 2014 at 03:33 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
The fight over the ballot here in Nebraska seems even stranger than that to our south in Kansas. I first reported on ex-Lieutenant Governor Lavon Heidemann (R) withdrawing his name from ...
by Village Vet
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Sep 19, 2014 at 01:57 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Before I rip Burger King a new one, a moment of full disclosure: I haven't walked into one of those joints in I dunno 25 years. So, maybe it's worth the whatever it costs now to choke down and ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Aug 27, 2014 at 05:57 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) recently said it would proceed with plans to increase speeds for oil-by-rail unit trains in Devil’s Lake, N.D. to 60 MPH from 30 ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Aug 13, 2014 at 12:09 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Warren Buffett giving his biggest ever contribution in a political race is more important news than you might think - especially given the recent spate of populist economic commentary by other ...
by Michael Lux
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Jun 30, 2014 at 12:10 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog For the first time, DeSmogBlog has published dozens of documents obtained from the North Dakota government revealing routes and chemical composition data for oil-by-...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Jun 27, 2014 at 09:42 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 65 comments on Wed Jun 25, 2014 at 05:00 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog When Richard Revesz, Dean Emeritus of New York University Law School, introduced Howard Shelanski at his only public appearance so far during his tenure as ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Jun 15, 2014 at 08:57 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Micheal R. Bloomberg is my hero, know why? Because he knows money talks and is going to spend $50 million this year roaring real loud to the N.R.A. He is going to out spend the N.R.A by 30 million ...
by LokiGirl
Comment Count 31 comments on Wed Apr 16, 2014 at 10:50 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
AN OPEN LETTER TO WARREN BUFFETT Several years ago, you did the nation a good service by declaring, "There's class warfare, all right, but it's my class, the rich class, that's making war, and we'...
by AndySchmookler
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Apr 02, 2014 at 07:35 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
President Obama’s budget wasn’t actually dead on arrival last week. But Republicans knew it would speak to the hopes and dreams of everyday Americans. So they tried choking it.
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Mar 11, 2014 at 07:13 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
by GleninCA
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Mar 03, 2014 at 10:32 AM PST with 6 Recommends
by Egberto Willies
Comment Count 66 comments on Fri Feb 28, 2014 at 11:16 PM PST with 174 Recommends
Paul Krugman can't explain why the deficit issue has suddenly dropped off the agenda. He says: . . . quite suddenly the whole thing has dropped off the agenda. You could say that this reflects ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Feb 14, 2014 at 07:00 AM PST with 9 Recommends
I have been enjoying the GOP Georgia U.S. Senate primary. It's filled with nut jobs and assholes and I have really ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Feb 17, 2014 at 09:28 PM PST with 12 Recommends
“There’s class warfare, all right. But it’s my class, the rich class, that’s making war, and we’re winning.” – Warren Buffett America loves people that make things. George Romney ...
by NickK
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Feb 06, 2014 at 09:56 PM PST with 7 Recommends