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jayne-lyn-stahl's picture
Oct.19.2008
Republicans are right to focus on college professor, and former 1960's radical, Bill Ayers, and not on the nation's disintegrating economy, but rest assured that their dangerous game of bait and switch will backfire just as their vice presidential nominee has. Whether he's channeling Joe the...
jayne-lyn-stahl's picture
Oct.18.2008
The McCain camp's latest tactic is to insinuate that Barack Obama's plan to raise taxes only for people making over $250,000 "sounds a lot like socialism." Fast rewind to ten days ago or so when McCain flew back to the Senate to vote in favor of the government bailout of Wall Street...
cynthia-brian's picture
Oct.16.2008
With all the bad news about the economy in the media today, being positive about the security of our life becomes a constant struggle. We hear that we are in the worst recession since 1993 and that we might be revisiting the Great Depression of 1929. Negative beliefs beget more negative outcomes....
raul-ramos-y-sanchez's picture
Oct.13.2008
There is a lot of partisan finger pointing going around about the causes for the subprime debt that has contaminated U.S. financial markets and pushed the world to the brink of economic collapse. In truth, neither U.S. political party is blameless for this disaster. Not surprisingly, the GOP blames...
belle-yang's picture
Oct.12.2008
Please don't merely read newspapers and magazines.  They do NOT give us the full scope of what this economic crisis means.  (And using facts selectively in short pieces become lies or distortions.)  For history, a comprehensive picture of the PAST and for real plans to bring us out of this crisis...
jayne-lyn-stahl's picture
Oct.06.2008
Martial Law?  Now that Congress has passed the largest bailout measure in U.S. history, it's more obvious every day that the American taxpayer has been sold a bill of goods. How has the passage of this obscene $750 billion bill helped to stabilize the stock market, here or abroad? Thanks to us,...
brian-mckee's picture
Oct.06.2008
The bailout sure has calmed the markets, huh? Oh did I say "calmed?" I should have said "fanned the flames of." The amazing arrogance of the US government astounds me. To think that they have the ability, with any amount of money, to avert a massive market adjustment strikes me...
stacy-mantle's picture
Oct.02.2008
 This is a recent article from the AP. I felt obligated to share it with everyone because it really puts things into perspective...  Enjoy! WASHINGTON - Brother, can you spare a billion? More like $700 billion, to be precise. With Washington trying to finagle a $700 billion rescue for the nation's...
stacy-mantle's picture
Oct.01.2008
I just got this forwarded to me and I have to say - it makes one hell of a lot more sense than the current bail out... Enjoy! >^..^< The Birk Economic Recovery Plan I'm against the $85,000,000,000.00 bailout of AIG. Instead, I'm in favor of giving $85,000,000,000 to America in a We...
susan-browne's picture
Oct.01.2008
Yesterday, thieves visited our home and busted down the front door and stole the flat screen TV.  Then they went through our drawers and took whatever they wanted and left the clothes on the floor.  Then they went down to the in-law unit which is my husband's office and broke through that door and...