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Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010 11:13 pm
Congress finally passed a moderate reform package to tighten regulations on the banksters of Wall Street. Of course, the banksters howled, protesting even the meekest of reforms – but the packag...
Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010 02:06 pm
Congressional Republicans have spent the first two years of the Obama administration as the rock-solid party of “no,” “uh-uh,” “no way,” “forget about it,&rdq...
Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010 01:02 am
With BP’s well capped and CEO Tony Hayward exiled to Russia, perhaps you thought that surely there will be no additional revelations about BP to enrage you. But now comes this: prison labor.åIn ...
Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010 03:38 pm
Oh, them wild and naughty bankers! What in the world will those rapacious rapscallions of Wall Street do next? Just recently, we learned from Kenneth Feinberg, the government’s special investiga...
Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010 12:58 am
The Shirley Sherrod Story started innocently. It was a beautiful anecdote of redemption and personal growth, which she related last year at a meeting of the Georgia NAACP.  The story told by this...
Thursday, July 29, 2010 01:05 am
Like ugly on a toad, banker greed just can’t be rinsed off, no matter how much regulatory soap you use.  Last week, Congress enacted new rules to govern America’s huge banks, thus com...
Thursday, July 15, 2010 01:58 am
On the Fourth of July, we celebrated Jefferson, Franklin, Adams, Madison and all the other great men who created our democracy, right? Not exactly. The founders did create the framework for a democrat...
Thursday, July 8, 2010 01:40 am
If scientists were to compare the DNA of Republican congress-critters and of oil corporations, I’ll bet they’d find that they match perfectly. After all, the two species have identical pol...
Thursday, July 1, 2010 09:08 am
Few people today call themselves populists, but I think most are. I’m not talking about the recent political outbursts by confused, used and abused tea-bag ranters who’ve been organized by...

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