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Robert Reich, UC Berkeley professor and former U.S. labor secretary weigh in on reports that a bipartisan group of Senators — the so-called Gang of Eight — may have reached a deal on immigration reform that includes a guest worker visa program. Read more...
David Cay Johnston at Reuters reports: IRS data suggests that, globally, U.S. nonfinancial companies hold at least three times more cash and other liquid assets than the Federal Reserve reports, idle money that could be creating jobs, Read more...
Big money and big media have coupled to create a ‘Disney World’ of democracy in which TV shows, televised debates, even news coverage is being dumbed down, resulting in a public less informed than it should be, says Marty Kaplan, Read more...
Weekend Talkshows Past - Election '52 - The Issues.
Weekend Talkshows Past with an episode of American Forum Of The Air, first broadcast in March 1952. The subject was "Issues Of 1952" featuring Senators Everett Dirksen (Republican) and Robert Kerr (Democrat), discussing what may be the deciding factors in the 1952 Presidential election. Read more...
To fully comprehend the sad spectacle that has become American politics since the 1980s, you need not peruse the politics section of major periodicals. Or the opinion, news or business pages of illustrious publications. No, lately you’d be Read more...

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A group of tea party Senators plans to filibuster over raising the debt ceiling, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) announced in an interview that aired on C-SPAN Sunday. "I was part of a group this week that said, 'No more,'" Paul explained. "We're tired of Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - Integrity In Government - (looking Good On Paper) 1952
(Deja-vu all over again) An interesting panel discussion between Senators Estes Kefauver (D-Tennessee), Margaret Chase Smith (R-Main), Blair Moody (D-Michigan) and Harry P. Cain (R-Washington) on the subject "How Can We Get Integrity In Read more...
It appears CBS has themselves a good little Republican water-carrier in the form of their legal correspondent Jan Crawford. Crawford apparently thinks Read more...
Just got off a conference call with Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and she begged for our help in getting people to flood their local senators' offic Read more...
Now we have to wait to see if Harry Reid will schedule a vote this year, before three of the Senators supporting the change leave office: Sen. Read more...