Monthly Archives: July 2011

Dems: Eric Cantor’s Possible Conflict of Interest

Amanda Terkel-Huffington Post WASHINGTON — House Democrats are circulating a resolution accusing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) of having a conflict of interest in the debt ceiling debate, a move that could provide an awkward C-SPAN moment for one of the lead Republicans in the budget negotiations. Read The Full Story Continue Reading

Emblematic of Revolving Door Government

We stumbled across this little ditty today while searching for some other information. It’s a press release on the resignation of Robert Werner, director of The Financial Enforcement division of Treasury Department, who is leaving to go to work for to go to work for Merrill Lynch. The release is dated November 2006, almost two… Continue Reading

WTF? WaPo: Obama puts Social Security on the table

By Lori Montgomery President Obama is pressing congressional leaders to consider a far-reaching debt-reduction plan that would force Democrats to accept major changes to Social Security and Medicare in exchange for Republican support for fresh tax revenue. At a meeting with top House and Senate leaders set for Thursday morning, Obama plans to argue that… Continue Reading

Julian McCullough: Split a Gut

A few Saturdays back, I heard this bit by comedian Julian McCullough on PRI’s This American Life about the malady of being sick and having no insurance in these United States. The irony is, as irony always is, the humorous aspect of the scenario McCullough presents. Check out the segment and more by clicking here. Continue Reading

Annnnnd, The Blog is back!

Annnnnd, The Blog is back!

With the launch of the new site, we decided it to bring back our blog in a new form. When Blogger, which created our old publishing system, went in a new different direction in the way blogs were published, we decided to step away and take some time to consider our options. We’ve since chosen go with WordPress… Continue Reading