Senator Carl Levin

Troops Won't Get Paid During Shutdown

Defense officials outlined how the military would operate under a shutdown as a deeply divided Congress argued over rival spending bills, with the clock ticking on the Monday deadline.
Giant Cloud Of Koch Brothers' Pet Koch Blowing Into Canada

Giant Cloud Of Koch Brothers' Pet Koch Blowing Into Canada

Those massive piles of petcoke that have been stored on the banks of the Detroit River have created yet another concern in the form of thick black clouds of petcoke dust stirred by a recent storm, and floating across the way into Windsor, Canada.
Who Are We At War With? That’s Classified

Who Are We At War With? That’s Classified

In a major national security speech this spring, President Obama said again and again that the U.S. is at war with “Al Qaeda, the Taliban, and their associated forces.” So who exactly are those associated forces?

JPMorgan Reveals $2B Losses

JPMorgan Chase has disclosed $2 billion in lossesfrom a trading group’s credit investments, causing the bank’s share price to plummet in after-hours trading. Via: Jamie Dimon, the chief executive of JPMorgan, blamed “errors,

Goldman Sachs Exec Announces Resignation In NYT Op-Ed

An interesting op-ed in today's New York Times is written by a Goldman Sachs executive, who announces his resignation in the opinion piece titled "Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs." You know things are bad when the quitting employees refer to