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Part of Troy University, campuses in Montgomery, Dothan, Phenix City (just west of Columbus, Georgia), Alabama: Thanks to a $3.6 million gift from Manuel H. Johnson, the BB&T Charitable Foundation, ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Apr 15, 2014 at 01:43 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
We all know the GOP is the party of Big Business. This one party has pushed through almost all the largest and most significant deregulation and dereform bills of the last few decades. Just ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Apr 10, 2014 at 07:42 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Originally posted (with minor alterations) on Views on Brews . For decades now we have been going down the road of deregulation and privatization. The promise is always the same. Competition, ...
by kenwards
Comment Count 77 comments on Wed Apr 09, 2014 at 11:25 AM PDT with 79 Recommends
If you’ve heard of the LIBOR scandal (Matt Taibbi covered it in one of his best pieces at Rolling Stone last year, “[http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/everything-is-rigged-the-biggest-...
by bobswern
Comment Count 82 comments on Mon Mar 17, 2014 at 05:24 AM PDT with 142 Recommends
That is, if I ever come across one, which, living on Manhattan's toney upper east side (in a walk-up with a bathtub in the kitchen, but still) is highly unlikely...
by Miscweant
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Mar 14, 2014 at 11:25 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
I read an exciting article by David Sirota recently entitled “How the 1 Percent Always Gets Its Way”. Sirota’s answer for that is simple. BOTH legacy parties are “up for sale.” I figure ...
by libbyliberal
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed Mar 12, 2014 at 08:10 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Earlier today, the House voted to override the EPA's carbon pollution regulations. On a deregulatory kick, the House then passed a second bill , the Responsibly and Professionally Invigorating ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 04:32 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Conservatives love to trot out pet talking points and half-truths to support their arguments in favor of all sorts of agenda-driven politically extreme positions. The one I like the most is about ...
by Wilburhorse
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Feb 20, 2014 at 06:03 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Recent Toxic Spills in West Virginia and Now in North Carolina points to a lack of Regulatory Enforcement.
by sparks1957
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Feb 05, 2014 at 04:58 AM PST with 0 Recommends
The Republicans all-out attack on labor unions, the unemployed, and the working poor in general has gotten plenty of press, as it should. What hasn't gotten as much attention is the Republican ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Feb 04, 2014 at 08:15 AM PST with 57 Recommends
And who said all of THIS too, about the New Jersey Governor? Mystery Speaker, partial Transcript: [...] It is a real privilege for me to be asked to say a few words on behalf of Governor Chris ...
by jamess
Comment Count 40 comments on Tue Jan 21, 2014 at 07:59 PM PST with 105 Recommends
The Libertarian Party Platform is clear and concise. Principle among The Libertarian’s concerns is the establishment of a “free and competitive market.” Under the heading “Economic Liberty,”
by johnnymonicker
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Jan 19, 2014 at 06:57 AM PST with 1 Recommend
The scorecard is in 20 years after the passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement: Corporations won and workers lost. “NAFTA has done what it was intended to do, which is to lower wages,�
by Gregory Heires
Comment Count 70 comments on Mon Jan 13, 2014 at 08:00 AM PST with 89 Recommends
Dem leadership and apparatus doesn't have to denounce Trickle Down because the Pope says it's bad. It's because Trickle-Down is bad for us, and attacking it is how Democrats will get turnout and win ...
by Jim P
Comment Count 206 comments on Fri Nov 29, 2013 at 07:22 PM PST with 217 Recommends
I heard this story on NPR today and was curious to see what this unregulated, citizen oil well drillers boom looked like. Good grief, you have to see this picture to believe it. ...
by War on Error
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Nov 18, 2013 at 01:38 PM PST with 18 Recommends
"We the People." How many of us have really thought through the implications of these three words? Can people today even imagine a government that is on the side of We the People, instead of being ...
by davej
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Nov 12, 2013 at 11:20 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Today's edition of Brad Delong's ongoing commentaries on Alan Greenspan's recent book are making it clear that Greenspan has damaged his reputation even further by not just shutting up and going away.
by emorej a Hong Kong
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Oct 26, 2013 at 03:46 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
When working families look back at the early years of the turn of the century, they will undoubtedly remember the period as a lost decade. The vast majority of Americans are walking in place—even ...
by Gregory Heires
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Oct 03, 2013 at 06:46 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
In exchange for " paying the Nation's Bills on time " -- instead of tearing them up and going Chapter 11 -- the Republicans in Congress are willing to "do their jobs," IF ONLY they get a few little ...
by jamess
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Sep 27, 2013 at 03:09 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
This'll stop em ... JPMorgan Pays $920 Million to Settle London Whale Probes by Dawn Kopecki, Bloomberg.com -- Sep 19, 2013 JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), settling claims tied to a $6.2 billion ...
by jamess
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Sep 19, 2013 at 08:09 PM PDT with 9 Recommends