11:37 pm in General News by 5280Patriot
Favoritism: It’s good to have friends in high places. Last month, the White House issued tough new rules on CO2 emissions. This month, its biggest corporate supporter wins an exemption. Something smells here. This has become a pattern for this administration: Impose costly new regulations on the economy, then let some corporations and unions avoid them. That’s just what happened in California, with the so-called Avenal Energy project. That badly
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3:41 am in General News by acai696
Economy: Heading into the new year, there’s plenty of optimism about the stock market rising, corporate profits recovering and companies hiring. There’s just one problem on that last jobs item: Many will be overseas. On those rare occasions when it’s not demonizing businesses as bastions of corporate greed, the White House and all its supporting players spend their time pondering why U.S. businesses, with mountains of cash, won’t use at least
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8:08 pm in Economic News, General News by A. Roberts
Trade: As the economy sputters, the White House has come up with a doozy of an excuse for its failure to put the U.S.-Colombia free-trade pact to a vote in Congress: The Tea Party won’t let them. This is getting ridiculous. The economy, the peril south of our border and our valuable alliance with Colombia all point to real urgency for Congress to pass the U.S.-Colombia free-trade agreement, which would create jobs and add billions each year to our
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8:54 am in General News by Virginia Fuller
Double dog dare ya’.
I can still remember quite well the period in 2004 which spurred the feeling of deja vu that hit me this week. Republicans not only held the White House, but majorities in both houses of Congress as well. The problem, of course, was those pesky Democrats who were gumming up the works on everything from [...]
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12:01 am in General News by A. Riot
Protesters gathered outside the White House for civil disobedience as officials reported gains in Afghanistan.
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12:01 am in General News by Aaron Sparks
Police arrested 131 protesters in a large antiwar action outside the White House today.
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12:01 am in General News by 454COR/Earl G.
A coalition of moderate House Democrats and Republicans voted to clear a compromise year-end tax package, sending the bill to the White House.
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4:33 pm in General News by admin
The White House acknowledged that it had contacted former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff about possible jobs in hopes of persuading him to skip the Senate primary.
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