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When does so-called political "pragmatism," for expediency's sake, comprehensively cross the threshold into gross [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regulatory_capture regulatory capture] of our ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 267 comments on Sat Jun 12, 2010 at 12:22 PM PDT with 329 Recommends
Appropriately authored by the person who coined the term, "The One Percent," Joe Stiglitz absolutely killed it last night over at the New York Times' Opinionator Blog...
by bobswern
Comment Count 90 comments on Sat Sep 07, 2013 at 01:29 PM PDT with 219 Recommends
To start with, let me be clear: The oppression and general subjugation of women is not an exclusively Republican issue. Measures proposed, adopted, or supported by some Democrats, such as ...
by sricki
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed Mar 09, 2011 at 12:58 PM PST with 76 Recommends
Subverting the rule of law? How dare I? Well the 4th amendment, due process, kill lists, and the NDAA also speak to my title. Yes, they speak to it despite those that decided politicians were more ...
by priceman
Comment Count 36 comments on Wed Feb 13, 2013 at 02:50 PM PST with 57 Recommends
I just caught the new Senator Chris Dodd (the Banking Committee chair, if you'll recall) ...
by Dracomicron
Comment Count 83 comments on Mon Sep 22, 2008 at 09:03 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
A number of Kossaks the past two or three days have posted diaries pointing out the many flaws of Bush’s announced solution to the subprime mortgage crisis. Simply put, Bush’s plan has ...
by NBBooks
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Dec 09, 2007 at 02:51 PM PST with 35 Recommends
Carlyle Capital, the mortgage debt investment fund of the Carlyle Group (where Bush Sr. and James Baker were top advisers and presumably still large shareholders) is getting hammered by margin calls.
by Blue Intrigue
Comment Count 29 comments on Mon Mar 10, 2008 at 10:17 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
The subprime mortgage crisis has revealed to many people that the "strength" of the U.S. economy, isn't. As the crisis proceeds, more and more people will feel devastating effects, and what might be ...
by NBBooks
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat Dec 15, 2007 at 06:12 AM PST with 15 Recommends
I'm delighted Senator Webb's GI Bill and Senator McCain's opposition to it presents another opportunity to emphasize that the neoconservative elite who lied about Iraq also lied about "supporting ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu May 29, 2008 at 09:35 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
It appears that an economic muckstorm is about to hit the American people, one that will likely hurt most ...
by joe shikspack
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Dec 04, 2007 at 12:08 PM PST with 8 Recommends
by Bcgntn
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed May 21, 2008 at 10:32 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
In the video above from April 5, 2006 Barack Obama, less than two years in Congress as a pure neophyte was the only U.S. Senator to attend the first meeting of former Treasury Secretary Robert ...
by probert06
Comment Count 80 comments on Sat Apr 13, 2013 at 10:32 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
by Zach Carter, TMC MediaWire Blogger President Barack Obama is scheduled to unveil his agenda for revamping financial regulation later this week. As the economy struggles ...
by The Media Consortium
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Jun 16, 2009 at 07:14 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Heard the following on National Public Radio 's All Things Considered on June 17th, 2008, as part of the article Octogenarian Gay-Rights Pioneers Wed in ...
by RogueScholar
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat Apr 18, 2009 at 01:22 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
White Flight. Those two words have been used for decades in the United States to cover up one of the more covert and ugly practices of white urban homeowners. Namely, at the first sighting of a ...
by jpspencer
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Apr 13, 2008 at 06:03 AM PDT with 1 Recommend