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Anyone remember when they were small? When you wanted to do something, like use your blanket superhero cape to fly off the couch? And your mom said "No." Then there came the whiny "Whyyyyyyy?" ...
by imfunnytoo
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Jul 01, 2010 at 11:30 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Hi all, it's Anita from MomsRising.org. I wanted to share this with you because I've read a number of personal diaries here about folks who have lost jobs, or have family members who have lost jobs ...
by Rolling
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jun 30, 2010 at 12:38 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
It’s the New Deal! For Banks! By David Glenn Cox They are detached from us no differently than the French aristocracy is. They are detached from our world and our sufferings. It is not that ...
by Daveparts
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Jun 20, 2010 at 09:13 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Here are welcome news for a change--Senators Casey and Brown are moving to restore the COBRA subsidies for the unemployed by offering it as an amendment to the ...
by slinkerwink
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Jun 09, 2010 at 05:27 PM PDT with 58 Recommends
cross-posted from Working America's Main Street blog where I am a featured guest blogger ...
by catchlightning
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Jun 09, 2010 at 01:29 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Here comes the news that the Senate won't extend COBRA subsidies for the unemployed. This means millions of Americans and their families will now go without health ...
by slinkerwink
Comment Count 142 comments on Tue Jun 08, 2010 at 11:45 AM PDT with 232 Recommends
cross-posted from Working America's Main Street blog where I am a featured guest ...
by catchlightning
Comment Count 34 comments on Tue Jun 08, 2010 at 12:17 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
While Congress is dithering, and listening to the deficit hawks squawking over the budget deficit, millions of unemployed Americans are facing difficult decisions to make about whether they should ...
by slinkerwink
Comment Count 306 comments on Mon Jun 07, 2010 at 09:02 AM PDT with 366 Recommends
I rarely post but after reading Catchlightning's post on becoming unemployed I decided I would just to make sure we all remember, it's not over.
by Renie57
Comment Count 34 comments on Thu Jun 03, 2010 at 07:21 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
cross-posted from Working America's Main Street blog where I am a featured guest blogger Ominous signs ...
by catchlightning
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Jun 01, 2010 at 03:01 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
First, from the Washington Post: Congressional Democrats, worried about public perception that government spending is out of control, tapped the brakes on Friday. After agonizing all ...
by deepsouthdoug
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri May 28, 2010 at 07:39 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
This post originally appeared at Campaign for America's Future (CAF) at their Blog for OurFuture . I am a ...
by davej
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri May 28, 2010 at 09:50 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Maria Cantwell was a bit of a hero yesterday for making the Senate continue to work on Wall Street reform, but news that she is fighting efforts to close a tax loophole that benefits money managers--...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 106 comments on Thu May 20, 2010 at 01:23 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Lawmakers have agreed on legislation to extend expanded unemployment benefits for the long-term unemployed through the end of the year.
by Spudnic
Comment Count 33 comments on Thu May 20, 2010 at 07:41 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
In 1986, I was born in Rep. John Murtha's district in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. Two years later, card-carrying ACLU member Michael Dukakis carried the ...
by Mike Elk
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed May 19, 2010 at 12:11 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
cross-posted from Working America's Main Street blog where I am a featured guest ...
by catchlightning
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed May 19, 2010 at 03:21 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
This post originally appeared at Campaign for America's Future (CAF) at their Blog for OurFuture . I am a ...
by davej
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue May 18, 2010 at 02:31 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
cross-posted from Working America's Main Street blog where I am a featured guest ...
by catchlightning
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue May 18, 2010 at 01:59 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Over the coming two months, Americans will begin to really feel the effects of our bold new 21st century healthcare system. The first event (not connected to the Patient Protection and ...
by nyceve
Comment Count 492 comments on Tue May 18, 2010 at 07:17 AM PDT with 211 Recommends
This post originally appeared at Campaign for America's Future (CAF) at their Blog for OurFuture as part of ...
by davej
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon May 03, 2010 at 12:04 PM PDT with 8 Recommends