Category Archives: U.S. Economy

Senators Paul and McConnell Add National ‘Right to Work’ Amendment to ENDA Bill

Shady TEApublicans Paul and McConnell Add National ‘Right to Work’ Amendment to ENDA Bill. Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul stepped up to the plate on ENDA, today!  The two have announced that they are fully in support of…attach Senators … Continue reading

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The House Financial Services Committee is Corrupt

Democrats and Republicans in the House of Representatives just passed a law written and paid for by lobbyists for Wall Street banks. They sold us all out, so we’re demanding they step down. The U.S. House just passed a bill called … Continue reading

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Another Right Wing Sociopath?

Yet another rich, white, greedy, Right Wing male, who wants America to screw the poor and middle-class. This one is Honeywell’s CEO David Cote. SOURCE: Nat Johnson (@rockportbasset)

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Rolling Stone Cover Story Exposes Key Culprits in Financial Crash

Anyone who paid attention to the financial collapse of 2008 knows that the ratings agencies who are the arbiters of whether companies are a safe bet to take on debt played a big role. Less known are the exact details … Continue reading

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Huge Support For Obama Jobs And Tax Proposals

A new Gallup Poll indicates that two out of three Americans agree with President Obama’s new jobs bill, and seven out of ten agree with his plan to close corporate tax loopholes. Yet, Conservatives block their ears and have come … Continue reading

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President Obama and his American Jobs Act

Motoko Rich wrote a piece in The New York Times about President Obama’s new jobs plan and what some employers say about hiring more employees. Rich wrote: “The plan failed to generate any optimism on Wall Street as the Standard … Continue reading

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GOP Idiocy – Lower Health Spending by Increasing It

From ThinkProgress.org by Igor Volsky “Inside Health Policy’s Sahil Kapur reports that Republicans on the Super Committee continue to insist on lowering the health spending by increasing it — that is, repealing the one law that will not only reduce … Continue reading

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