by Reverend Manny and the Twilight Empire
This past weekend saw a rally in Wisconsin bigger than any other in my generation. And now the Wisconsin Uprising against Corporate Greed and the Plunder of the Middle and Working Class has triggered spontaneous movements in Michigan, Ohio, Florida and in fact in each and […]
American should be ashamed of what we have become, gun toting, hate mongering Neanderthals. This behavior didn’t start in the last election, this violent disrespect for each other started during the Clinton administration and has escalated. Yesterdays shooting in Arizona is the result of the divisive behavior, misguided political agendas […]
It’s stunning that the US Congress can continue to give themselves pay raises every years and then claim that federal employees are overpaid. Case in point, on May 26, 2010 on the floor of the US Senate Oklahoma Republican Sen. Tom Coburn made the following statement:
“We need to expect more, and we […]
In September when it was announced that AIG was in big trouble, Paulson set the wheels in motion for the $700 billion dollars bailout. AIG received an $85 billion commitment from the government and the taxpayer would pay for their screw up. Apparently the event was so stressful for AIG CEO’s, felt they […]
By a vote of 74-25, the Senate just approved the revised version of the $700 billion Wall Street rescue bill rejected Monday by the House.
The bill now heads to the House for a vote, likely on Friday. Some of the revisions included in the Senate bill were designed to win […]
World reaction to the historic Wall St fall For Stocks, Worst Single-Day Drop in Two Decades US bail-out rejection stuns markets
John Terrett, Al Jazeera’s correspondent in New York, said “I’ve never seen anything like this before.
IN DEPTH The US bail-out package
“We’re seeing quite literally shocking scenes on […]
John McCain’s rush to Washington to save our economy has only caused delay and damaged the bailout. A bailout agreement was on the table before McCain landed and when the maverick arrived on Capitol Hill he managed to slam dunk it into the trash. What a maverick.
As McCain traveled to Washington, he […]
The GOP, the Grand Old Profiteers, have smacked down American families once again. In two consecutive days, the GOP voted against bills that would help Americans. Shocking I know. Yesterday, the GOP voted against Americans by sided with big oil companies and today the GOP voted against an increase in unemployment benefits.