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One hundred and seven Corinthian and former Corinthian students have now had their stories of deceit, deception and descent into debt told, in their own words . Stories to make your blood curdle. ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Apr 03, 2015 at 07:44 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
"Traitors." That's the word the New York Daily News , certainly no friend of President Obama, used on Tuesday to describe the 47 Republican senators who signed an unprecedented letter to the ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 108 comments on Tue Mar 10, 2015 at 07:42 PM PDT with 300 Recommends
Unless someone blinks, Greece may run out of money in a matter of weeks. The ECB is trying to force the new Greek government to kneel . Their crime is refusing more bailout money unless it ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 198 comments on Sat Feb 07, 2015 at 09:21 AM PST with 114 Recommends
With its first public hearings set to begin next week, the House select committee on Benghazi will take a major step towards achieving its mission. Of course, that mission is not to seek the ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 82 comments on Sun Sep 14, 2014 at 03:20 PM PDT with 73 Recommends
It's a horrifying number , especially when you consider that we are five years into a recovery. About 77 million Americans have a debt in collections,
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 53 comments on Tue Jul 29, 2014 at 09:17 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
Abraham Lincoln's seminal address to the Cooper's Union in early 1860 vaulted him into the pantheon of anti-slavery federalists, and helped make him President. Secession was about protecting a ...
by samsoneyes
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu May 22, 2014 at 09:58 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
cross-posted at MN Progressive Project , with some editing for a national audience Some people respond to personally difficult situations by avoiding the other party to the situation. Due dates get ...
by ericf
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Apr 03, 2014 at 10:05 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
"Red rover, red rover, let Karl Rove get a comb-over." "Marco!" "Rubio!" "Marco!" "Rubio!" "Okay, bin Laden. You go hide and we'll find you after counting backward from two trillion." (Note: This ...
by thefarleftside
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Feb 19, 2014 at 07:52 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Received this e-mail from Shenna Bellows (D. ME) Senate campaign that I wanted to pass along to you all:
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Feb 13, 2014 at 03:05 PM PST with 19 Recommends
Word that Speaker John Boehner will bring a "clean" debt ceiling bill up for a vote in the House On Tuesday brought a sigh of relief to ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Feb 11, 2014 at 01:43 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from Senator Al Franken (D. MN) regarding the debt ceiling: Can you hear ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Feb 11, 2014 at 10:15 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Until the GOP took over the House of Representatives in 2011, raising the U.S. debt ceiling was a routine, uncontroversial legislative activity. Almost always supported by the party in power in ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Feb 06, 2014 at 12:22 PM PST with 5 Recommends
This week, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew warned congressional leaders that the federal government will hit its debt ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 56 comments on Sun Jan 26, 2014 at 02:45 PM PST with 32 Recommends
With another government shutdown averted by this week's two-year budget compromise, Republican leaders are once again threatening to hold the ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Dec 20, 2013 at 01:24 PM PST with 1 Recommend
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Dec 15, 2013 at 05:06 PM PST with 15 Recommends
The Obamacare website will get fixed. The next election isn't for twelve months. But last month's ...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 109 comments on Sun Nov 10, 2013 at 01:30 PM PST with 67 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from the great and awesome Joe Sestak (D. PA) as he prepares for a rematch against Tea Party Senator Pat Toomey (R. PA) in 2016:
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Oct 31, 2013 at 06:00 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Want to avoid another protracted government shutdown fight? (Given how much damage the GOP self-inflicted the last time around, I can understand why the answer might be "no", but for the sake of ...
by Aunt Acid
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Oct 26, 2013 at 01:19 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
The GOP doesn't think outside the box. It's inside where the money's at.
by thefarleftside
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Oct 25, 2013 at 06:31 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Peering over the edge of default, Congress has kicked the can down the road, and managed for now to avoid blowing up the American economy. Hardly what you could call a breakthrough moment. I once ...
by petercgoldmark
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 01:25 PM PDT with 1 Recommend