We all know that the car occupies a central position in our way of life, yet aside from adding DVD players and coffee cup holders, we've done little to integrate ideas from the rest of our society.
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The US administration has itself been hijacked, and America is now, effectively, a Bank-Owned State. Democracy has been usurped by what Abraham Lincoln called 'the Money Power'.
These are real pamphlets of wisdom put out by A.I.G. (Apparently the artwork is from Highlights.)
It's folly to give Republicans credit for anything. The lack of rhyme in their response to the stimulus suggests that at this point they stand for nothing more than sheer nihilism.
There is a movement to strip billions of dollars from the stimulus bill led by Ben Nelson of Omaha (whose Democratic status is debatable) and Susan Collins (Republican) of Maine.
We can continue bailing out the banks and Wall Street or, we can take a more reasonable approach by helping out the middle class in a real tangible way.
Not only are some of the most non-trusted companies in America blatantly trying to buy off Congress, but they're using our bailout money to do it. Enough!
Cut off from Wall Street, hordes of nuke lobbyists will descend like radioactive locusts on this gargantuan stimulus package. They must be stopped.
The legacy of Bush and Cheney are inextricably tied to the survival of the old fossil fuel economy. Their assignment was clear: defend and protect at ...
In a market economy, if you try to start a nonprofit or dedicate yourself to working for a nonprofit, you get no special credit. You have to pay your bills, same as the next person.
The battle over the bailout of some segments of the US auto industry has become increasingly defined in terms of class, but this hides the fact that the same type of players will benefit from both bailouts.
Mike Dennehy came up with this cute CARtoon today. All it needs is the invisible hand....out, huh? ...
By avoiding Black Friday this year, I've already saved the lives of innocent strangers who otherwise might have been trampled by sale-crazed crowds.
Yesterday, joined by San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed and Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums, I announced a nine-step policy plan for transforming the Bay Area into the "Electric Vehicle (EV) Capital of the U.S."
Hetty Green was the world's richest woman, but also earned the nickname of the "Witch of Wall Street," with her severe Quaker clothing and staggering thriftiness.
I know that 600,000 jobs hang in the balance over the auto industry bailout, but wait, I have a solution. Why don't we convert the factories to alternative energy sector plants?
What will jump start the economy is my ability to find opportunity and spend again (along with millions of others). Now I'll be maintaining debt, instead of contributing to the next retail quarter.
Today, I'm not sure who to be angry at, exactly who to blame, but after years of inattention and living like we had a right to a free lunch, my suspicion is that this time the culprit is all of us.
Why am I not surprised that the $700 billion .... No, the $850 billion .... No, try again ... the $1.8 trillion bailout giveaway passed through Cong...
If anyone was concerned that President Bush, Treasury Secretary Paulson and Congress were not up to the task of passing a serious economic recovery bi...
I am a liberal, and damn it, I want the government to act. I'm not opposed to a huge, sweeping bill, but the way this went down on Monday was bullshit.
Denial was overtly present during a three hour dinner at an expensive sushi restaurant. Bankers threw stock prices into the conversation between the dishes of sashimi and cucumber martinis.
Are we rallying based on the idea that strings attached help and that heavy regulation will triumph over global recession and a public no better able to pay its bills?
Back in Volume 36 of this Friday Talking Points column, I pointed out what seemed to me to be an obvious observation -- that the media was going a lot...
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