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According to a lawyer filing suit against the owners of the Texas fertilizer plant that exploded last month, the plant only carried a $1 million liability insurance policy. Read more...
Following news of an impending store closure, workers at the 63rd street location of Hot and Crusty bakery have called for a 24-hour picket and store occupation, alleging the company has deliberately withheld rent payments following a hard-fought and successful unionization drive in May 2012. The company, owned by private equity partner Mark Samson, gave the Hot and Crusty Workers Association 11 days notice of eviction from the property, informing employees that August 31st would be their last day. Read more...
It was truly a sight to behold. Please watch this very excellent clip of Lawrence O'Donnell shoving Rep. Trent Franks into a very tight corner on gun control. Ammunition control, actually. My favorite exchange comes toward the end. Franks Read more...
I agree with Rep. Markey's assertions about BP, but that begs the question, why are the criminals still being allowed to manage the crime scene? Later Read more...
Rachel Maddow reviews just how broken our system is when it comes to any oversight or regulation of the oil industry from Senators protecting their in Read more...

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Looks like Mitch McConnell is channeling his buddy Lisa Murkowski on lifting the $75 million cap on damages for the oil companies. So let's see if we Read more...
Helping the Helpless Walmart, in there continued effort to put a smiley face on their operation, decided to cut off food for the homeless today: "W Read more...
Domestic Spying Criminal Penalties and Civil Liability Wampum: "The Washington Post, following up on yesterday's New York Times revelations reports th Read more...
The birthday man Ezra Klein, who I and Jesse Taylor had the pleasure of spending a little time with last night, wrote this brilliant article today: Read more...
skippy the bush kangaroo now go ahead and try to tell me this administration isn't in bed with big bidness... the dupont co. and the environmental p Read more...