On This Day In History

Video: On this day in history, the U.S. launches a 2003 attack on Baghdad, Iraq; In 1987 televangelist Jim Bakker resigned as chairman of his PTL ministry organization amid a sex-and-money scandal involving a former church secretary, Jessica Hahn; The State of Nevada legalizes gambling in 1931; In 1962 Bob Dylan's self-titled debut album was released by Columbia Records.

Invisible Army Of Defaulters: Communique #1

We are the Invisible Army of Defaulters. We are your neighbors. We are your family, your friends. We are millions. We are everywhere. We are going to bring the system to its knees. We can, because we wield the one power that all the armies of the world can never defeat: The power of refusal...

Morning Open Thread

Good morning! Today is Saturday, May 19, 2012. Beautiful weather for an Occupy march.

Paul Volcker Responds To Volcker Rule Critic Jamie Dimon

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon has been one of the most outspoken critics of the Volcker Rule, a section of the Dodd-Frank Act that aims to keep the banks in which you deposit your money from gambling it on their own sometimes-risky investments...

Sheldon Adelson Rides Again -- In Florida

High-stakes gambling casinos have not been a part of Florida's landscape until now. Sheldon Adelson's $250,000 contribution to the Florida Republican Governor's Association has evidently bought him a foot in the door. Rick Scott's predictable