Monthly Archives: February 2011

Business matters….What interest does the U.S. have in Libya?

The Washington Post’s Marcus Baram exposes the links the American businesses have to Libyan President Moammar Khaddafy. Continue reading

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Wall Street: Make them pay! Middle class keeps up the fight.

Rush Clayton of U.S. Uncut and Justin Ruben of MoveOn.org talk about the Wisconsin protests and how middle class people are turning out in droves to fight for their rights. Continue reading

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Can budget cuts lead to tragedy? Draconian budget cuts have real life consequences.

>>> we talk a lot about budget battles on this show, whether it’s wisconsin, washington or all across the country. but i want ewe to know this isn’t just about facts and figures. real numbers have real consequences. sometimes a … Continue reading

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Did Allstate increase your homeowners insurance premium significantly this year?

My wife and I had Allstate Insurance for decades. Last year, Allstate Insurance dramatically increased our homeowners insurance. I found another carrier and am not paying 50% less than what I would have been paying if I had remained with Allstate Insurance. Continue reading

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Governmental Accounting Explained: let’s add, subtract, multiply, divide, and make up numbers as we go along….

You think you suck at math?!  Check this video out! It’s the “new math” of our U.S. government:  add, subtract, multiply, divide, and make up numbers as you go along….Make the numbers work by making up numbers.  How ingenious. Of course, … Continue reading

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You have to be rich not to pay taxes….Our politicians have been bought by the elite rich

In an earlier post I detailed how last year you paid more income taxes than ExxonMobil, Bank of America, and General Electric combined, even though they made billions of dollars in 2009!  In fact, Bank of America and General Electric … Continue reading

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Shame on the GOP: Obama the politician will not march with union employees in Wisconsin

Wisconsin State Senate yet to vote on anti-union bill. Obama Taken To Task by Cenk Uygur on MSNBC TV, February 25, 2011 For Not Supporting Wisconsin Workers . President Barack Obama’s response to labor protests in Wisconsin hasn’t been forceful … Continue reading

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Corporate Spying: Wikileaks threatened to expose big banks

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Salon.com’s Glenn Greenwald talks about the alleged plan to discredit journalists who report on Wikileaks to keep big banks alive. >>> here’s what the people in power have … Continue reading

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Libya shows the U.S. the cost of freedom

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Philip Weiss explains how the unrest in Lybia is causing oil prices to rise in the United States. piese auto online

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Who is the American Petroleum Institute? Direct Deposit

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Mary Boyle, Vice President of Common Cause, explains why a major big oil lobbying group is starting a new political action committee to donate to political candidates. >> … Continue reading

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