(FDR - keeping it plain and simple) Note: This is a post from last year, but considering the current state of the budget, is more than timely. On November 29, 1935 President Roosevelt delivered an address to a crowd estimated at 100,000 in
It's long, go read the whole infuriating thing. Matt Taibbi in Rolling Stone talks about how the Fed bailout was manipulated to benefit connected people who were already rich: But if you want to get a true sense of what the "shadow budget" is
From Democracy Now -- Nobel Economist Joseph Stiglitz on Obama’s Stimulus Plan, Debt, Climate Change, and “Freefall: America, Free Markets, and
From The PBS Newhour, more news on how Goldman Sachs is profiting from our tax dollars. PAUL SOLMAN: Across from the construction site that was once
Rep. Scott Garrett: Do You Really Want To Start Confining The Banks And Their Ability To Make Profits?
I'm not sure why Rep. Garrett thinks that making sure the banks turn a profit is going to assure they'll lend to anyone. It hasn't worked so far. His
Thom Hartmann hits the corporate Democrats who are carping for the party to move even further to the right after the loss in Massachusetts and the c
Palin Pretends She Didn't Publicly Support The Bailouts Too When Beck Rips McCain As 'A Progressive'
[media id=11515] It was Glenn Beck's turn to host new Fox News Analyst Sarah Palin yesterday. It was actually an incredibly boring interview, since B
Is it asking too much that if you're a cable news host and you bring someone on specifically to answer a question, that you try to get them to actuall
Democracy Now's Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzales had a really terrific interview today with Eliot Spitzer on why Bernie Sanders is right and Ben Bernan
MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan talks to Rep. Alan Grayson about the amendment passed by the House Financial Services Committee to allow an independent audit of