The Imperfect Storm – The GOP, Obama and the Bored D.C. Media
Scandal. It’s a much misused word in American politics these days, especially by Republicans looking to distract from the news cycles that have excoriated their policies that have been the … Continue reading
Are the Fed and Financial Institutions are Screwing Over Poor Americans’ Savings? Bank on It.
The poorest Americans amongst us, who need to save and grow their money the most, are systematically screwed over by both the banks and a U.S. Treasury recovering from a … Continue reading
The Problem isn’t the Fiscal Cliffs, It’s the Lemmings Running
If you don’t buy a toaster by January 17, you will die. Sounds stupid, doesn’t it? Yet it is no more ridiculous threat than the equally fictitious “fiscal cliff.” … Continue reading
Small SuperPACS: American Principles SuperPAC Funded by Questionably Principled Principals
BOCA RATON, FLA – The SuperPAC disease on the American body politic isn’t just for big national funders like the Kochs. Poorer cousin, tall-hat, no cattle types with an axe … Continue reading
Obama and Dems Fail To Champion a Champion (Again)
In yet another stunning reversal, President Obama and many leaders in the Democratic Party have backed away from support of a true consumer champion. In September it was Elizabeth Warren, … Continue reading
Don’t like the Message? Shoot the Messenger
Shooting the messenger is not merely a literary metaphor for punishing the bearer of bad news. Lately it seems to be the way that those in power, whether it be … Continue reading
The Born Lack of Identity: Will Wall Street Wave Off Warren for Our Economy’s 2nd Epic Fail?
Who is Brooksley E. Born? Ask almost anyone and you’ll invariably get a shrug. Elizabeth Warren may be a bit better known, but if the Republicans have their way, she … Continue reading