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Entries by The Media Consortium from 02/2009

Weekly Audit: Stimulus Stagnation Economy NewsLadder

| Posted 02.03.2009 | Business

One of the left's major problems with the stimulus package: the corporate "net operating loss carryback" giveaway.

Weekly Pulse: Dissecting the Daschle Debacle

| Posted 02.05.2009 | Politics

by Lindsay Beyerstein, TMC Mediawire blogger   Tom Daschle withdrew his name from consideration for Secretary of Health and Human Services and...

Weekly Immigration Wire: Abuses Rampant in US Detention Centers

| Posted 02.06.2009 | Politics

by Nezua Media Consortium Blogger In political circles, we sometimes use the phrase "police state," to describe losses of civil liberties...

Weekly Audit: Welfare, Work and the Bailout Bonanza

| Posted 02.10.2009 | Politics

by Zach Carter, Media Consortium MediaWire Blogger The U.S. economy lost nearly 600,000 jobs in January, bringing total losses in the past three mon...

Weekly Immigration Wire: Policy Must Inspire Allegiance, Not Anger Immigration NewsLadder

| Posted 02.12.2009 | Politics

 by Nezua Media Consortium BloggerGeorge W. Bush told the world that the US was targeted for 9/11 because "we're the brightest beacon for f...

Weekly Audit: Geithner's Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad Bailout Economy NewsLadder

| Posted 02.17.2009 | Politics

by Zach Carter, Media Consortium MediaWire Blogger In this week's Audit, we're examining Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's thoroughly uninspirin...

Weekly Pulse: Bristol Palin Calls Abstinence Unrealistic Healthcare NewsLadder

| Posted 02.18.2009 | Huffington Post

By Lindsay Beyerstein, TMC MediaWire Blogger “I think abstinence is, I don't know how to put it — like, the main — everyone shoul...

Bankruptcy Law is Key to Obama's Foreclosure Fight Economy NewsLadder

| Posted 02.19.2009 | Politics

by Zach Carter, Media Consortium MediaWire Blogger President Barack Obama unveiled his administration's plan to fight foreclosures on Wednesday. Unf...

Detention Industry Surges in Economic Crisis Immigration NewsLadder

| Posted 02.19.2009 | Politics

by Nezua Media Consortium Blogger The nation's eyes are fixed upon a trembling economy. It affects our ability to survive, to thrive, and even thi...

Weekly Audit: The Worst is Yet to Come Economy NewsLadder

| Posted 02.24.2009 | Politics

by Zach Carter, Media Consortium MediaWire Blogger   Last week's passage of the economic stimulus bill marked the first major win for progressi...

Weekly Pulse: Czar 44, Where are You? Healthcare NewsLadder

| Posted 02.25.2009 | Huffington Post

By Lindsay Beyerstein, TMC MediaWire blogger The Obama administration may be about to pull the plug on the health czar. The position has gone unfilled...

Obama Can't Play Centrist on Immigration Crisis Immigration NewsLadder

| Posted 02.26.2009 | Politics

by Nezua TMC MediaWire Blogger The Obama Administration seems quite capable centrist positioning on many issues, including immigration reform. While...