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S&P Downgrades New Jersey's Debt Ratings And Blames Chris Christie
Under Chris Christie's firm hand, New Jersey's credit ratings are on a downward slide. Read more...
The Other 98% Urges Wall Street To Donate Bonuses To Financial Crisis Victims
The Other 98% Urges Wall Street Execs to Donate $91 Billion in Bonuses to Victims of Financial Crisis. Read more...
Will John Boehner Succeed Where Osama Bin Laden Failed?
With the United States now on the brink of a sovereign default, House Speaker John Boehner and his radical Republican extremists may succeed where Osama Bin Laden did not in destroying the U.S. economy. Read more...
House Speaker John Boehner thinks defaulting on the debt ceiling would be a "disaster." Read more...
In an extended essay, Bill shares striking extremes of wealth and poverty across the country. Read more...

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Fox's Neil Cavuto claimed he really didn't want to take up for Standard and Poor's and defend their record, but it didn't stop him from accusing the Congress from conducting a "witch hunt" in their defense now that investigations are being called Read more...
Economist Dean Bellows on the logic of the debt ceiling increase and possible default. Dean Bellows argues that the downgrade of the United States' credit rating did not cause the recent losses on Wall Street: Time to beat up on really Read more...
Appearing on CBS Monday, House Financial Services Committee ranking member Barney Frank (D-MA) pointed to growing military spending as one of the causes of S&P's downgrade of U.S. credit. "I would hope there would be one bipartisan agreement we Read more...
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) says that the tea party should not be blamed for the political brinkmanship that led to S&P's downgrade of U.S. credit because they have bent over backwards to compromise. "We have actually done a lot of compromising," Read more...
Rep. Paul Ryan said Sunday that S&P's downgrade of U.S. credit was a "vindication" Republican actions and his budget plan, which would end Medicare as it exists today. "I am not very surprised with the downgrade," Ryan told Fox News' Chris Read more...