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I constantly hear politicians complaining about the imagined abuses of our 2nd Amendment rights to bear arms, or our 1st Amendment rights of religious freedom yet hear almost nothing about the other ...
by arky70
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 12:58 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Gray (poison) gold North Carolina's Department of Environment and Natural Resources fined Duke Energy $25.1 million in penalty for letting coal ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Mar 12, 2015 at 10:38 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Unfortunately, this is a True Story. The names and characters have been changed to protect the Innocent, and the Guilty…..or not so Guilty. “Hey, Jethro ! How’s the Family doin’ ?” “...
by Leah Sellers
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Jan 14, 2015 at 02:52 PM PST with 8 Recommends
For those here who kept asking why bankers were not jailed for manipulating LIBOR and other rates here is the answer: It was not illegal but soon will be. LONDON—Manipulating financial benchmarks,
by shrike
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Dec 22, 2014 at 10:37 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Country Club Hills. The name conjures up images of gated communities chockablock with gaudy McMansions and Maseratis that sit at the end of enormous gravel driveways; places with front lawns the ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 43 comments on Thu Nov 20, 2014 at 03:36 AM PST with 218 Recommends
Boo hoo hoo. I was just making a cup of tea to take to work when I heard Joe bring on Michelle Caruso-Cabrera from CNBC to mourn over JP Morgan and Wells Fargo "taking a hit in profitabilites." ...
by uniqity
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Jan 14, 2014 at 06:39 AM PST with 11 Recommends
Remember when HSBC got fined $1.9 Billion for laundering $7 Billion for Mexican drug cartels and $19.4 Billion for Iranian terrorist groups and a Saudi ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Dec 20, 2013 at 11:12 AM PST with 21 Recommends
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Aug 19, 2013 at 11:22 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
FERC to impose $500 million fine on JP Morgan, $453 million on Barclays Investment bank JPMorgan Chase & Co., accused of using improper trading tactics in California and Michigan, is considering ...
by Gangster Octopus
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Jul 18, 2013 at 02:37 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Not content to already incarcerate a far higher percentage of their populations than anywhere else on the globe, many states of these United States are once again throwing people in jail for their ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 28 comments on Mon Apr 08, 2013 at 08:17 AM PDT with 73 Recommends
Hit-and-Run, Kiss-and-Tell Version: For those who like Fast News to go with their FAST FOOD/FAST WORK/SPEED DATING lifestyle, the short of it is on Friday the 13th a MN state board ...
by WineRev
Comment Count 53 comments on Mon Jul 16, 2012 at 05:20 AM PDT with 237 Recommends
Oooh, better get the pesky CEOs to sign one of the FDA's 5-year "Integrity" agreements! $3 billion fines and agreements do not prevent Pharma from their criminal, for profit, deeds. CEO's need to go ...
by Gorette
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Jul 10, 2012 at 10:05 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
For more on the MN GOP fiscal scandal, ...
by TwoPuttTommy
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Feb 24, 2012 at 06:59 AM PST with 2 Recommends
As if the housing crisis is not bad enough, Fannie is now going to fine servicers who ARE NOT foreclosing! Yes, that is right if your local servicer does not foreclose on you they get a big fat fine.
by Angry Convert
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Jun 29, 2011 at 09:47 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Is it time for the United States to break British Petroleum? It is within the power of the government to do so in a lot of ways, but with all big moves there are going to be serious consequences. ...
by Something the Dog Said
Comment Count 84 comments on Tue Jun 08, 2010 at 07:16 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
By now more or less everyone is aware that there has been a disastrous mining accident in West Virginia this week. There are many people dead, and at the time this is written it is still possible ...
by fake consultant
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Apr 07, 2010 at 08:38 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
There's been a lot of whinging on this site about the current senate HC bill and its mandate that we all buy insurance or be forced to pay a fine. Some have called it a bailout of the insurance ...
by zeiben
Comment Count 60 comments on Sat Dec 19, 2009 at 12:16 PM PST with 7 Recommends
After months of silent, closed door negotiations between the holy trinity (the executive branch, the congress, & the health care industry), we stand on the brink of health insurance reform.
by debbierlus
Comment Count 44 comments on Sat Nov 21, 2009 at 09:45 PM PST with 15 Recommends
Three cheers to Cong. Raul Grijalva and Cong. Lynn Woolsey, co-chairs of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, for not backing down in the face of intense pressure. The NEW LETTER they ...
by Vtdblue
Comment Count 67 comments on Thu Sep 10, 2009 at 10:36 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
I am ArtemisBSG, I am a 39 year old cancer survivor who cannot get health insurance from ANYONE or afford out of pocket costs. My hopes had rested on the lawmakers to do the right thing and offer a ...
by ArtemisBSG
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Sep 17, 2009 at 01:09 AM PDT with 5 Recommends