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In the past few weeks, since I began writing about elections and politics and government, people have asked me, “Why?” Why am I doing all this research and writing about it? And my answer is ...
by Nomi Rene
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Jul 21, 2012 at 05:31 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
3. You earned at least $100,000 as an executive from Bain in 2001 and 2002, separate from investment earnings according to filings with State of Massachusetts. Can you give an example of anyone else ...
by TexMex
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Jul 16, 2012 at 08:31 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Isn't it funny how one thing leads to another? I'm (still) looking at Wisconsin election information and - because of the way the GAB uses the word "inherit" - I started looking into the Statewide ...
by Nomi Rene
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Jul 07, 2012 at 09:14 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
The energy investigators who nailed Enron for energy price manipulation that nearly bankrupted California just took aim at oil refining giants including Chevron and BP. May the refiners’ gasoline-
by Consumer Watchdog
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Jun 08, 2012 at 09:41 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
If nothing else, Tuesday's recall election in Wisconsin showcased the triumph of deep pockets and short memories. But while Republicans tried to downplay their side's 8-to-1 cash advantage, they ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Jun 06, 2012 at 12:16 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
I've been in Banking for 17 years. My degree is not in finance or business. I kind of happened into it, but my degree is in Political Science. I used to work for a TBTF Bank in Energy lending back ...
by Texdude50
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Jun 05, 2012 at 09:51 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Something like the 17-year (or possibly 13-year) cicada: Magicicada spp. spend most of their 13- and 17- year lives underground feeding on xylem fluids from the roots of deciduous forest trees in ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri May 25, 2012 at 10:13 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Check out the story below about a lawsuit that puts every public pension plan at risk. I might be out on a limb here but I think this is how the financial industry and their willing servants in ...
by grimjc
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri May 25, 2012 at 06:15 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
The Actual Confidential Emails by Enron Employees Shared with Koch Employees, the Year right Before the Enron Scandal Became Known Enron’s scandal became known on October 2001, but throughout the ...
by fredericacade
Comment Count 81 comments on Thu May 24, 2012 at 08:07 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Driven By Corporate Greed the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Legal Reform Defended Energy Companies Like Enron in the Past and Today Defends Energy Companies while ignoring their EPA ...
by fredericacade
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed May 23, 2012 at 07:27 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
It’s beginning to appear more obvious just how insulated all of Washington D.C is from working people who need real jobs instead of a scheme called a JOBS Act. JOBS Act Passes House, Heads To ...
by priceman
Comment Count 181 comments on Thu Mar 29, 2012 at 08:14 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
Current MNGOP Chair Pat Shortridge was no ordinary employee of the scandal ridden energy giant, Enron. He was the senior and chief spokesperson for one of the greatest scandals in our nations ...
by AlecMN
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jan 24, 2012 at 06:23 PM PST with 6 Recommends
"Natives who beat drums to drive off evil spirits are objects of scorn to smart Americans who blow horns to break up traffic jams."--Mary Ellen Kelly (anthropologist) (found in ...
by The Geogre
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Jan 04, 2012 at 05:50 AM PST with 8 Recommends
...You Still Can't Now, And Tomorrow Won't Be Any Different" OK, that's a screenshot of the MN GOP's ...
by TwoPuttTommy
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Dec 29, 2011 at 07:14 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Yep! It's a T Shirt - supporting The Green Coalition of ...
by TwoPuttTommy
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Dec 26, 2011 at 03:33 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Because they had had neither the facts nor the law on their side, lawyers for Wall Street trade groups made up stuff in their complaint to overturn new regulations on speculative position limits.
by Been There 1963
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Dec 05, 2011 at 06:15 AM PST with 10 Recommends
I figured I would post this, lest we all forgot how much Bush the younger had us all bent over WAY prior to the Fall 2008 collapse: Obama Bans Gimmicks, and Deficit ...
by AZ Independent
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Aug 09, 2011 at 10:46 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
70 cents of every gallon of gas you buy is your tribute to your Wall Street overlords, and Republicans LOVE IT. Yesterday, on the floor of the House of Representatives, Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 121 comments on Wed Jun 15, 2011 at 03:52 PM PDT with 280 Recommends
Wendy Gramm. Nee Wendy Lee, like President Barack Hussein Obama, born in Hawaii. No one to my knowledge has ever demanded the "real" birth certificate of Ms Professor Senatorial wife, Enron Board ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Jun 05, 2011 at 12:16 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
In the first of a two-part interview, author and former publisher Dan Hind talks about his experiences in the publishing industry, and how powerful interests and structural forces skew the ...
by heathlander
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Apr 21, 2011 at 02:34 PM PDT with 22 Recommends