Rolling Stone Magazine’s political coverage has been sharp and detailed in its reporting, a far cry from the brilliant yet gonzo journalism style employed by the late Hunter S. Thompson, but this piece in the Magazine’s year end review details how the Republican party platform for the 2012 presidential race isn’t all that different from candidate to candidate.
by Chris Prevatt • • 12 Comments
I guess this is a bit cheaper than T-Rack’s $500,000 prosecution of 10 Muslim students for protesting a speech which resulted in probation and fines.
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â€œAs we rebuild Orange Countyâ€™s economy, we must put in place common-sense rules to ensure Wall Street and the Big Banks never again gamble with our money and our future,â€ said Rep. Sanchez. â€œWall Street firms may be bouncing back, but Californians continue to suffer from the consequences of their actions. This bill is about whose side youâ€™re on, and Iâ€™m on the side of working families.â€
by Bill Spaulding • • 3 Comments
Yesterday while listening to NPR, I heard someone explain in terms clearer than I’d heard to date what it means to have rules in place for how Wall Street, the investment banks, depository banks, and all the others operate. There’s…
by Chris Prevatt • • 3 Comments
President Obama lays out what Wall Street Reform is about. The strongest consumer protections ever. Bringing transparency to financial dealings. Closing loopholes to stop recklessness and irresponsibility. Holding Wall Street accountable and giving shareholders new power in the financial system.
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As I write this now, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is already down 300 points and the Nasdaq Composite is falling 60 points just minutes after the Opening Bell. What’s rocking Wall Street is the total financial meltdown. Lehman Brothers,…