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Friday Talking Points -- Don't Panic

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.17.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

That headline, of course, quotes the cover to the fictional Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy: "Don't Panic." This week, it seems like timely advice, as the news media and American politicians go into full-blown panic mode over one death and two illnesses within the United States.

Frank and Franken: The Gentleman From Massachusetts Wins One for Wall Street

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Barney Frank won them at least two more years of a broken system, of selling highly-risky products while the agencies entrusted with evaluating the risk have an incentive to look the other way.

Friday Talking Points [54] -- Republican Fossilization

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Welcome back to Friday Talking Points. Of course, the big question on everyone's mind right now is: What is going on up in Minnesota? Al Franken is t...