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We've heard the numbers, the endless lists of thousands of workers losing their jobs. Like everyone, I've been following our tanking economy, but it didn't really hit home until I got an email from ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 244 comments on Sat Jan 31, 2009 at 12:43 PM PST with 176 Recommends
Boeing manufactured the B-17 Flying Fortress and B-29 Superfortress during World War II. The B-17 was produced in Boeing's home State of Washington; but the manufacturing of the B-29 involved ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 54 comments on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 07:20 PM PDT with 76 Recommends
Note: I posted this earlier today but it got lost in the shuffle; given Mitt Romney's bizarre attacks on the U.S. auto industry rescue, I really think this news needs as much exposure as possible: ...
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 43 comments on Thu Aug 02, 2012 at 05:19 PM PDT with 70 Recommends
Mitt Romney has another Bain outsourcing public relations embarrassment on his hands as Ryan Grim and Dave Jamieson, of Huffingtonpost report that Mitt Romney Gets Tax Break Off Firm Sending Jobs To ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Sep 27, 2012 at 10:02 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
As always, Senator Jeff Merkley (D. OR) is taking the lead on another big issue: http://www.oregonlive.com/mapes/index.ssf/2013/11/jeff_merkley_ron_wyden_mike_le....
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Nov 20, 2013 at 01:35 PM PST with 27 Recommends
In light of the recent report that shows that during this current recession the ...
by Dr Rhymes
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Aug 18, 2011 at 10:05 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Figured I'd help close out the week with a diary about one of our favorite Senators who is up for re-election next year. First off, Senator Jeff Merkley (D. OR) was in Portland earlier this week ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Apr 05, 2013 at 05:38 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Juan Williams from The Hill wrote an excellent piece about one of our favorite Senators, Jeff Merkley (D. OR), naming him as 2013's top political player on Capitol Hill: http://thehill.com/opinion/
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Dec 09, 2013 at 03:00 PM PST with 20 Recommends
I'm sure you've heard the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) being mentioned before in different diaries in this community. For those of you who are not familiar with TPP, here's a little insight on ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 09:57 PM PST with 20 Recommends
"Poverty is no longer an issue of them, it's an issue of us." ~ Mark Rank, professor at Washington University Jason Whitlock at the Huffington Post writes , "Hopelessness is at the root of the ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Jul 30, 2013 at 03:34 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from our favorite congressman, Alan Grayson (D. FL-9): If you have received my e-mails for a ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed May 15, 2013 at 05:07 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Also at The Albany Project The Bush/Greenspan housing recession/depression has already sent a lot of real estate agents ...
by devtob
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Oct 30, 2007 at 04:28 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Ha ha! http://www.phillymag.com/news/2014/06/24/phillies-fans-boo-video-pennsylvania-gov-tom-corbett/
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Jun 25, 2014 at 08:06 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from our favorite progressive Congressman Alan Grayson (D. FL-9) regarding the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership:
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu May 09, 2013 at 09:05 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
UPDATE: Congressman Gary Peters (D. MI-14) will announce his Senate bid this week! http://www.nationaljournal.com/blogs/hotlineoncall/2013/04/gary-peters-to-announce-senate-bid-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 09:54 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Having you ever been walking down the street or a parking lot, when a green-glint caught your eye -- and upon closer inspection: you are $20 richer! Found Money! Kind of makes your whole day, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat May 25, 2013 at 10:09 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Total nonfarm payroll employment continued to trend down in May (-49,000). Thing is, that's a 'net-net' number... and 'good jobs' (read those you could actually live on v minimum ...
by Ken Tucker
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Jun 06, 2008 at 09:07 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
After a surge in unionization during the Great Depression and after World War II, the peak unionization rate for workers in the U.S. was at 35 percent during the mid-1950s. A 45-minute documentary (...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Jun 14, 2013 at 02:40 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Congressman Gary Peters (D. MI-14), who is running for Senator Carl Levin's (D. MI) seat, must be all smiles today: http://www.freep.com/article/20130708/NEWS06/307080071/gary-peters-u-s-senate-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Jul 08, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Thank You Governor Dayton, Thank You ...
by jmjm
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Apr 19, 2011 at 01:14 PM PDT with 11 Recommends