Republicans ‘Upset’ That Obama’s ‘Buy American’ Plan – That They Blocked – Isn’t Working

Typical Republicans: Demand and get their way then demonize Democrats for allowing it to happen.


Reason No. 50 for #OWS: Banks Can’t Pay Back TARP to Government Unless They Borrow It from the Government

March 16, 2012 How many times does this have to be pointed out? Banks borrowed billions (back-door money) from the government in order to pay back TARP Our illustrious elected officials in Washington are so in love with Wall Street … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Chevron Corp. Shows How Trickle-Down-Economics Works

Chevron stock buy-back greatly enriched Chevron corporate officers and major stock holders.


The Underlying (and Scary) Implications of Florida’s Attempt to Privatize Prison System

January 20, 2012 While the Old Man tends to focus on national issues, I occasionally react to what some state governments are doing; especially if I see a national implication. And the state of Florida has recently given new cause … [CLICK TO READ MORE]