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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...
Thursday, June 24, 2010 01:40 am
Gosh, how quickly things turn. One day, you’re a strutting peacock — the next day, you’re just another gasping, oil-covered bird.In early April, BP was strutting about in full corpor...
Thursday, June 17, 2010 01:39 am
If you ever want to spook a smug, stuffed-shirt corporate CEO — I mean spook him so bad that he jumps clear out of his Guccis and screams louder than Little Richard — sneak up behind him a...
Thursday, June 10, 2010 01:41 am
Many news reports about the Gulf oil catastrophe refer to it as a “spill.” Wrong. A spill is a minor “oops” — one accidentally spills milk, for example, and from childhoo...

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