Monthly Archives: August 2011

Congressional Black Caucus’ Dangerous Violent Rhetoric: Declares ‘War’ on Racist Tea Party, – YouTube

Congressional Black Caucus’ Dangerous Violent Rhetoric: Declares ‘War’ on Racist Tea Party, – YouTube.

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Obama takes charge at hurricane command center – Yahoo! News

    US President Barack Obama warned Saturday the US east coast was in for a “long 72 hours” as he led his government’s response to Hurricane Irene at a disaster command center in Washington. via Obama takes charge at … Continue reading

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APNewsBreak: Perry bills feds for housing illegals | Vast Right Wing Conspiracy Forum

AUSTIN, Texas AP – Texas Gov. Rick Perry has asked the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for nearly $350 million to cover the costs incurred detaining illegal immigrants in state prisons and county jails.In a letter to Homeland Security Secretary … Continue reading

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Troubled Spain amends constitution to limit debt – Smarter than Us

The ruling Socialists and the opposition center-right Popular Party cut a deal after hours of frantic negotiations to propose a law under which, starting in 2020, the national deficit cannot surpass 0.4 percent of the country’s GDP. via Troubled Spain … Continue reading

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Michelle Obama accused of spending $10m in public money on vacations | Mail Online

    The First Lady is believed to have taken 42 days of holiday in the past year, including a $375,000 break in Spain and a four-day ski trip to Vail, Colorado, where she spent $2,000 a night on a … Continue reading

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Wall Street Aristocracy Got $1.2 Trillion in Fed’s Secret Loans – Bloomberg

Fed Chairman Ben S. Bernanke’s unprecedented effort to keep the economy from plunging into depression included lending banks and other companies as much as $1.2 trillion of public money, about the same amount U.S. homeowners currently owe on 6.5 million … Continue reading

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Getting ready for a wave of coal-plant shutdowns – Ezra Klein – The Washington Post

    Industry groups such the Edison Electric Institute, which represents investor-owned utilities, and the American Legislative Exchange Council have dubbed the coming rules “EPA’s Regulatory Train Wreck.” The regulations, they say, will cost utilities up to $129 billion and … Continue reading

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President Barack Obama on Green Jobs – YouTube

President Barack Obama on Green Jobs – YouTube.

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Number of Green Jobs Fails to Live Up to Promises – NYTimes.com

In the Bay Area as in much of the country, the green economy is not proving to be the job-creation engine that many politicians envisioned. President Obama once pledged to create five million green jobs over 10 years. Gov. Jerry … Continue reading

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President Obama Announces Jobs Initiative for Post 9-11 Veterans – YouTube

President Obama Announces Jobs Initiative for Post 9-11 Veterans – YouTube.

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