Michigan Republican Governor Rick Snyder's hand-selected emergency manager Kevyn Orr says he “was being dumb” when he criticized Detroiters for being "dumb" and "lazy" as the city sank fiscally.
Watch Joe Stringer,in Los Angeles talk about how the foreclosure crisis has decimated his neighborhood in Watts.
As Susie Madrak has explained, state legislators’ past sleights-of-hand have hidden pension liabilities rather than pay for them. Now that the bills are coming due, and have been compounded by the recession, conservatives and others are blaming
As Digby noted, this is the same scheme we saw from Wal-Mart that Michael Moore featured in his movie, Capitalism: A Love Story. Apparently Texas Gov. Rick Perry thought selling "dead peasants insurance" was something he could con the states
My favorite member of the Senate, Vermont's Bernie Sanders made an appearance on C-SPAN's Washington Journal and countered some of the talking points we've been hearing out of the likes of Alan Simpson and most of our media for that matter who are
[media id=6809] From the man who called the union benefits at automotive companies a "welfare state," we have George Will on This Week showing his co
"Today I did something I've never done before (not even during the Fraudster mess), and wish I'd never had to do. I made a mass banning of people perp
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:
USA NEXT benefits section:..."is a non-profit, non-partisan, public interest organization..." Yet in their Financial Advice Headlines: USA TODAY foun
Click here to check out the analysis. Excerpt: Somehow I saw this one coming... Bush:The system, however, on its current path, is headed toward bank
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