Hillary’s Health Care: Wants universal plan; based on federal and free-market solutions and proposes an “individual mandate” requiring Americans to get insurance.
Obama’s Health Care: His plan would provide universal health care coverage through federal and free-market solutions; Mandate health care coverage for all […]
Cheney: No bailouts, no tax hikes…more oil
The vice president wields considerable power on economic policy. In a Fortune exclusive, the free-market fan weighs in on the credit crisis and his biggest fear. more
• Cheney’s brain trust
• Dick Cheney does the economy
Colombian families’ suit says Chiquita liable for torture, murder
NEW YORK (CNN) — A $7.86 billion lawsuit was filed Wednesday in New York on behalf of nearly 400 Colombian families who say Chiquita Brands International should be held responsible for the “torture and murder” of their loved ones.
Oil Price Rise Causes Global Shift in Wealth
Iran, Russia and Venezuela Feel the Benefits
High oil prices are fueling one of the biggest transfers of wealth in history. Oil consumers are paying $4 billion to $5 billion more for crude oil every day than […]
h/t to McBlogger for a fine post on how Barney Frank has co supported bill that will make sure there isn’t anyone to keep the banks honest. And, take away the safety net that consumers have with mortgage brokers and keeping the market competitive.
Why is Barney Frank pimping for big banks?
With the ever growing list of products that will kill us or make us sick to the point of being hospitalized; it’s not shocking how these things happen. Once again the Bush administration exhibits their contempt for America. The Consumer Product Safety Commission the very agency that’s in charge of protect us, has […]
SCHIP OPINIONS from Houston Chronicle:
This country owes more than $9 trillion. In one generation we have gone from the largest creditor nation to the largest debtor nation. … I am very sympathetic to children who do not have health insurance coverage. But I don’t believe nationalization is the answer. Our government has […]
Official Washington loves the word “stealth.”
At least that’s how the nation’s trial lawyers view the Bush administration’s increasing use of federal health and safety regulations in defense of manufacturers trying to fend off multimillion-dollar liability claims from consumers in state courts.
The fine print of a 2006 Food and Drug Administration rule […]