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OK, in light of the rotten proposal about Trade Adjustment Assistance being paid for by extending the Sequester cuts to Medicare payments into the second half of 2024, I have got to speak up! This ...
by Kalisiin
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 03:03 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Just had the dubious pleasure of hearing the Governor of Ohio on CNN boasting about his economic success and massive popularity in his state. While the whole interview wasn't softball, he got away ...
by cborgia
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 03:58 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
For several decades, state and local governments have been showering private businesses with tax breaks and direct subsidies based on the theory that this practice fosters economic development and, ...
by Lawrence S Wittner
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 12:36 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
So, on May 22, the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) (“Fast Track”) Bill passed the Senate 62 – 37, with 14 Democrats defecting to the pro-Fast TracK/Trade-Pacific Partnership (TPP) forces. ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 12:23 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
US counties with a net job loss since the nationwide recovery began five years ago. The data was provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It includes the total number of workers in ...
by Mark Lippman
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 07:35 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
This is a message to activists trying to fight the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Stop calling the TPP a "trade" agreement. TPP is a corporate/investor rights agreement, not a "trade" agreement. "...
by davej
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 04:26 PM PDT with 47 Recommends
Hundreds of PennySaverUSA employees were suddenly left twisting in economic uncertainty over the Memorial Day holiday as financial engineering executives at OpenGate Capital ignored federal labor ...
by lawscout
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 01:35 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
A hypothetical: You are invited to a new friend's home for the first time. As you drive up, you see a large imposing gate with a guard house & three guards armed with assault weapons. They check ...
by aworldeye
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 02:27 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
I dared once, to demand that my fake and phoney 'Membership' in the Moron and More-money Fraud-mafia and Murder-slave Vampire-Mafia Monkey-cult, be CANCELED. the following has been the result; for ...
by BJake
Comment Count 38 comments on Mon May 25, 2015 at 07:55 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
In part 4 of my series of blogs sharing my experience of owning a 2013 Nissan, Leaf battery electric vehicle in the country I want to tell you a little about the reaction that I have encountered ...
by joelado
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon May 25, 2015 at 11:25 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
It my seem strange to anyone who has followed the debate over the causes of the 2008 housing bubble collapse and the resulting financial crisis that triggered the "Great Recession," but it took ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 165 comments on Mon May 25, 2015 at 08:42 AM PDT with 266 Recommends
a brief synopsis of this week's economic reports...
by rjsigmund
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 06:10 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
This is my first "diary" here at Daily Kos. I don't know if this post is appropriate for this site. It is more a collection of musings and questions than a presentation of facts and information. I ...
by mwreding
Comment Count 105 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 12:55 PM PDT with 160 Recommends
This is a first. According to a new Gallup poll released last Friday (and diaried ...
by Chitown Kev
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 09:10 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Most reasonable observers agree that there are serious structural impediments in the U.S. economy to reviving the fortunes of the middle class, working class and the poor, and thus structural ...
by RETIII
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri May 29, 2015 at 08:16 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
The teaparty darling who hates all things Obama has allowed his hatred to go so far that he is parting with his core ideology. Florida's healthcare crisis is sinking us. Scott refuses to accept ...
by SemDem
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 04:14 PM PDT with 62 Recommends
Remember the job creators? In the fevered dream the Republican strategists in the last Presidential election, they were the prime justification for Mitt Romney's candidacy and his policy stances ...
by Liberal Protestant
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 11:01 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
"We're associated with being anti-everything," Bush said. "Way too many people believe that Republicans are anti-immigrant, anti-woman, anti-science , anti-gay, anti-worker. Many voters are simply ...
by jamess
Comment Count 35 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 09:07 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Respected voices among us have come to the conclusion that President Obama would desire tier three Malaysia, the hub of human trafficking, be included in the TPP without expecting that would make a ...
by rktect
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 08:02 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Ultimately is it about prices indices or actual food, making it a more interesting signalling and modeling event - more about the riots and not actually about the food or that famine has already ...
by annieli
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 01:00 AM PDT with 8 Recommends