The Greeks are revolting

It looks like Greece is about to foul up: Government in Greece Teeters After Move on Referendum By RACHEL DONADIO and NIKI KITSANTONIS Published: November 1, 2011 ATHENS — The government of Prime Minister George Papandreou teetered on the verge of collapse on Tuesday, threatening Greece’s adherence to the terms of a new deal with …

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At what point do we stop bailing out businesses and people?

From the Delaware Liberal: Zombie Casino Alert! October 27th, 2011 •  By cassandra_m It’s not quite the Zombie Apocalpyse (Casino Edition), but Delaware’s casinos have formally asked for the state to make them healthy.  Or, at least, healthier.  According to this NJ article, Delaware’s casinos will be asking for givebacks to the tune of $10M …

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The fleabaggers have an ally in President Obama

Remember the pictures I posted in the post A few pictures from the Denver Flea Party? Two of the “demands” of the fleabaggers are “Free college education” (Demand #4) and “Immediate across the board debt forgiveness for all. Debt forgiveness of sovereign debt, commercial loans, home mortgages, home equity loans, credit card debt, student loans …

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Alabama has a problem; I have the solution!

The editors at The New York Times are aghast! It’s What They Asked For Published: October 19, 2011 Alabama’s new anti-immigrant law, the nation’s harshest, went into effect last month (a few provisions have been temporarily blocked in federal court), and it is already reaping a bitter harvest of dislocation and fear. Hispanic homes are …

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Obama Strikes Fear In Hearts Of … Democrats

Republicans across the nation are learning quite well that one of the best tools in the shed for defeating Democrats is to tie Barack Obama to those Democrats. And Democrats are learning that as well. They are avoiding him like the plague in their election and re-election bids. Tim Kaine, former DNC head, former Virginia …

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ObaminableCare on a smaller scale

Former Governor Mitt Romney (R-MA) pushed through his own version of mandatory health insurance in the Bay State. How’s that working out? Massachusetts Tries to Rein in Its Health Cost By ABBY GOODNOUGH and KEVIN SACK Published: October 17, 2011 BOSTON — On the Republican campaign trail, the health care debate has focused on the …

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Wall Street and the President

Many of our friends on the left seem to think that President Obama is a liberal sell-out to Wall Street, but Wall Street, which contributed heavily to his 2008 campaign, doesn’t like him very much anymore: Why Wall Street Hates Obama The explanation is surprisingly simple. By Annie Lowrey|Posted Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, at 7:07 …

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