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Just in the past 25 years alone, there were over $2.22 trillion in corporate bankruptcies --- and that's just for U.S. corporations filing for $10 billion or more (If you care to peruse the data at ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Apr 17, 2013 at 06:07 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Please bear with me for a couple of minutes as we hash over some basic income statistics... or not .Back in 2007 the "median household income" was $55,438. According to a new report from Sentier ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 95 comments on Sun Mar 31, 2013 at 10:52 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
A short dissertation on proposed laws to cap excessive CEO pay, reforming the economic imbalance in wealth inequality, rebuilding the U.S. middle-class, dispelling Republican talking points, and ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Mar 23, 2013 at 03:22 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
by MrBillOfRights
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Sep 27, 2012 at 12:38 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
First of all, people need to know that what the GOP is doing is basically implementing austerity measures and they need to know that what that really means is NO GOVERNMENT: In economics, ...
by Carlo408
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Sep 07, 2012 at 08:49 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Dear conservatives, I would like to take this opportunity to apologize deeply on behalf of climate science. I'm sorry that your worldview is deeply inconvenienced by the harsh realities involved. ...
by thereisnospoon
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Aug 21, 2012 at 05:32 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
This question has been persistently rattling in my brain of late, rising to a very loud crescendo at the pick of Paul Ryan as VP this weekend: America: Who are we? This diary Book review: Is Obama�
by War on Error
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Aug 12, 2012 at 11:20 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
This question has been persistently rattling in my brain of late, rising to a very loud crescendo at the pick of Paul Ryan as VP this weekend: America: Who are we? This diary Book review: Is Obama�
by War on Error
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Aug 12, 2012 at 08:47 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Yup Romney knows how "fix" the Economy allright ... or so he keeps telling anyone who will listen to his latest talking points ... Romney condemns Obama's 'assault on our economic freedom' by the ...
by jamess
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Apr 15, 2012 at 11:56 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
In case you haven't heard ... Civil rights organization welcomes news of sixth corporation cutting ties with right-wing group since launch of campaign ColorOfChange.org -- April 11, 2012 The ...
by jamess
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Apr 15, 2012 at 08:34 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Is this what you call a coordinated PR counter-offensive? WASHINGTON, April 12, 2012 (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- Ron Scheberle, Executive Director of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)
by jamess
Comment Count 45 comments on Thu Apr 12, 2012 at 06:59 PM PDT with 55 Recommends
More proof that the one thing big corporations don't want is a real "Free market", not if "free markets" mean a place where consumers are given exact information on what goes into the products they ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 248 comments on Mon Apr 09, 2012 at 12:25 PM PDT with 495 Recommends
I had and interesting conversation the other day with a conservative, who was trying to convince me that: A) Government is TOO Big , and it's what's holding back economic growth. B) That ...
by jamess
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Mar 29, 2012 at 07:37 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
From the ALEC site itself: ALEC – American Legislative Exchange Council History A nonpartisan membership association for conservative state lawmakers who shared a common belief in limited ...
by jamess
Comment Count 78 comments on Sun Mar 25, 2012 at 10:15 AM PDT with 99 Recommends
It used to be to trade Futures Contracts on a barrel of Oil, you had to agree to the delivery of that barrel Oil at some "future" date. An Airline, wanting to lock-in low prices. An Oil heating ...
by jamess
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Feb 24, 2012 at 08:48 AM PST with 28 Recommends
There is a topic, a meme, a banner that Conservatives continue wave; a banner that fuels legions of like-minded patriots to fall in-line behind it, whenever it is spoken. That banner is the all-...
by jamess
Comment Count 14 comments on Sat Feb 11, 2012 at 01:06 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Dinosaurs were eventually replaced by agile clever Mammals. Cavemen were eventually replaced by Farmers. Horse and Buggies, by the Automobile. In the natural course of events, the grand ...
by jamess
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Feb 06, 2012 at 06:15 AM PST with 6 Recommends
By all means, let's let the for-profit health care market manage America's health care. We don't need regulations or a one payer system. Lois Armstrong and David Daucher closed their for-
by marking time
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Feb 03, 2012 at 05:53 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Dinosaurs were eventually replaced by agile clever Mammals. Cavemen were eventually replaced by Farmers. Horse and Buggies, by the Automobile. In the natural course of events, the grand ...
by jamess
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Jan 13, 2012 at 02:40 PM PST with 4 Recommends
A lot has been said about "Creative Destruction" in the last few days. Something about this term of Entrepreneurial Evolution really bugs me -- and I think I finally figured out what that is.
by jamess
Comment Count 47 comments on Tue Jan 10, 2012 at 09:28 PM PST with 19 Recommends