As far back as 1977, Exxon documents now show Exxon knew about CO2 and global warming. Time to prosecute Exxon, and other carbon companies, under RICO? It's what we did to the tobacco industry, for exactly the same reason.
This is turning into the most important progressive election in the post-2014 era, and a touchstone election as well. Everyone who touches it reveals who they are.
In all of these stories, someone is whispering into the writer's ear, and around those whispers an article is built.
Deconstructing an American icon, API's Brooke Alexander, and two of her ads, "Carbon Blackmail" and "America, King of Carbon."
It's not on most people's radar that what's going on inside Ukraine is a proxy war between the West — mainly the U.S., aided by the E.U. — and Russia. It's not just Putin who's worried. Gorbachev gets the danger too, especially with the relentless expansion of NATO.
What Obama proposed is in fact redistributionist. Rep. Chaffetz is right. “He wants to transfer wealth” — not much, but some — and transferring any wealth is anathema to the wealthy. Why is he asking for it, and why now?
"What I am suggesting, in other words, is that the financial crisis worked out the way it did ... because Obama and his team wanted it to work out that way."
Keep all this in mind when the phrase "lesser evil" turns up in 2016. Just as Hillary Clinton is a carbon candidate, she's a "free trade" TPP candidate as well.
The tell — "It's not like they made a move on a financial transactions tax" when they could have done anything about it.
There are three sets of pieces to the oil-price puzzle, and three sets of consequences. Let's take a look, starting with oil and the Saudis, and ending with the recent evisceration of Dodd-Frank by the CR-Omnibus bill.
A story in three headlines. All it took was one little talking-to (sorry, "meeting") and the team's message was brought back in line. Now cops can "breathe" — and isn't that the point?
If these Democratic senators opposed the bill, why did they vote Yes on the enabling cloture vote? If they supported the bill, why did they vote No when the bill came to the floor?
The Senate spending vote reveals the insurgents, the corporatists, and those straddling the middle. Can we get the straddlers off the fence? Lists and phone numbers below.
Will Burger King's tax inversion deal sink Obama's Antonio Weiss nomination? New report says BK could dodge up to $1.2 billion in U.S. taxes, and inversions are toxic these days.
How can we defeat Republicans when our Democratic leaders insist on losing to them? There is a way...