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Hillary Clinton Could Win All 50 States Running Against Banana Republicans in 2016

Brent Budowsky | Posted 12.14.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Hillary Clinton represents to voters the ability to lead, the ability to govern, and the ability to grow the economy. If she runs against the Banana Republicans, who are so unpopular today, she could actually win all 50 states in November 2016. That's a happy prospect indeed, for Democrats.

To Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, Darrell Issa, Tea Party: Your 15 Minutes of Fame Are Over

Brent Budowsky | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

The public has seen the results of the Banana Republican policies and politics. The public has seen the damage of these GOP policies and practices to them. The public is saying no to Cruz, no to Lee, no to the Tea Party and no to House Republicans.

Republicans Are Driving America to an Economic Crash

Brent Budowsky | Posted 11.25.2011 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Never before in American history have leaders of any party attacked the Federal Reserve Board for trying to use monetary policy to strengthen the economy during a recession or depression. It has never happened before, not once in American history.

'Aftershock': When CEO Compensation Is Out Of Control

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Robert Reich

The social contract worked to everyone's advantage, because it gave the middle class the buying power to keep the economy going. Even those at the top did well as the economy boomed.

'Den Of Thieves': Why Regulators Should Be Cultural Kings

Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Alex Leo

What is clear in "Den of Thieves," clear in the Gulf and clear in our economy, is if our regulators aren't as important, educated, and hungry as the people they're regulating, Americans don't have a chance.

Huffington Post Readers' Picks: 10 Books That Predicted The Financial Crisis

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We posted a list of eight books that predicted the economic crisis and as usual, our readers had their own ideas about what we should have recommended...

The G20: Rebooting the System

Ann Pettifor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ann Pettifor

To help the poor of the world, the G-20 shuffled the deckchairs on the board of the IMF. No doubt this will cheer up those families in drought-stricken Kenya whose babies were snatched by starving hyenas.

Toyota Asks California For $2 Million For Employee Training -- But They're Closing Shop In 2010

latimes.com | Marc Lifsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Reporting from Sacramento - Toyota Motor Corp. is closing California's last automobile plant, but that isn't keeping the factory from asking the stat...

Bernanke: Recession Is Very Likely Over

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Tuesday the worst recession since the 1930s is probably over, although he cautioned that...

Keep the White House Drapes: Bring Back the Solar Panels

Paul Loeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Loeb

What if Obama, instead of redecorating the White house, took a powerful symbolic stand by using the already allocated money to bring back solar panels to make the White House more energy efficient?