Monday, January 5, 2009

Obama's Mistake: Rewarding Wall Street Looters | Food Nazi Moms | US Hypocrisy on Terror in Israel

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Obama's Perilous Compromise with Wall Street Looters  

Obama's Perilous Compromise with Wall Street Looters
By Jeffrey Klein, Huffington Post
President Obama has made a bad mistake: Instead of cracking down on serial looters and complicit regulators, he plans to reward them. Read more »

Why Big Finance Is Laughing All the Way to the Bank  

Why Big Finance Is Laughing All the Way to the Bank

Instead of making loans to help the economy, they're shoring up their own finances and buying up their competitors. Read more »

Can America Clean Up from Its Worst Environmental Disaster? [Contains Photo Slideshow]  

Can America Clean Up from Its Worst Environmental Disaster? [Contains Photo Slideshow]

With the breaking of a coal waste dam in Tennessee, environmental and human health is threatened by millions of pounds of toxic chemicals. Read more »

My War Against Food Nazi Moms  

My War Against Food Nazi Moms

It's madness: Feeding your child a sandwich made with white bread or a bag of Doritos could cost you custody of your children? Read more »

The Long and Bloody Hypocrisy of U.S.-Israeli Acts of Terrorism  

The Long and Bloody Hypocrisy of U.S.-Israeli Acts of Terrorism

Without an extreme double standard on terrorism, it's hard to see how today's bloodbath in Gaza would be possible. Read more »

Tragedy in Gaza -- Desperately Seeking Leadership from Obama  

Tragedy in Gaza -- Desperately Seeking Leadership from Obama

Unfortunately, Obama is missing in action and silent on this first foreign policy challenge to his Presidency. Read more »

Shopaholics, Big Spenders and People in Debt, Getting Smacked by Economic Reality  

Shopaholics, Big Spenders and People in Debt, Getting Smacked by Economic Reality

This is the season for how-did-we-go broke books, stories of shopping hangovers and life ripped down to the basics. Read more »

Why Head Shop Raids Are Unfair and Unjust  

Why Head Shop Raids Are Unfair and Unjust

How a reckless mayor, heartless federal agents and a disorganized drug consuming public led to a pointless raid on head shops. Read more »

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Bill Richardson Withdraws From Commerce Secretary Nomination  

Bill Richardson Withdraws From Commerce Secretary Nomination

Richardson has withdrawn his name for the position citing a pending investigation into a company that has done business with his state. Read more »

Cheney Calls Iraq 'Significant Success, Masterfully Done'  

Cheney Calls Iraq 'Significant Success, Masterfully Done'

In a classic example of a Dick who likes to place blame on others, Cheney blames the lengthy, bloody occupation on lack of Iraqi "get up and go." Read more »

 

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