The GOP super committee plan was to kill off Medicare. Nothing else mattered. [...]
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The GOP super committee plan was to kill off Medicare. Nothing else mattered. [...]
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July 19, 2011
Most likely the vast majority of commoners who consider themselves informed about today’s politics don’t really know what happened in 2003 relative to the Medicare Modernization Act. In a nutshell, it was a bill pushed through a Republican-controlled Congress and signed by President George W. Bush that made prescription drugs unaffordable to [...]
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July 13, 2011
Bank of America mistakenly gave two of their customers the same checking account number. One of the customers was a Social Security recipient and deposited his SS checks in what he thought was his account with BofA. But the bank was actually giving the money to the other customer — a woman [...]
July 13th, 2011 | Tags: account, action, actual, actually, administration, America, and, another, attorney, Bailed, bailout, Bank, Bank of America, banker, Bankers, been, bofa, bunch, cheating, check, checking, checking account, checks, customer, District, district attorney, Fund, has, into, investigation, less, matter, mistake, money, nothing, number, office, once, Pay, person, recipient, Refuse, Refused, relative, relatives, report, return, security, Social, Social Security, social security administration, taken, taxpayer, their, tune, two, USD, was, who, woman | Category: Wall Street | Leave a comment
June 30, 2011
Maybe you’ve heard by now but President Obama wants to close several tax and subsidy loopholes including one for corporate jets (which Republicans are defending). What that’s about is that corporations are allowed to write off the entire cost of their jet in five years while commercial airlines must take seven years. [...]
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March 23, 2011
The Sunlight Foundation put together the graphic below showing the states and districts where the Koch brothers contributed to a Congressional candidate for the 2010 elections.
The scroll attached to the graphic shows which candidate received money from the Koch’s, and the amount. However, you will have to visit the Sunlight link [...]
March 23rd, 2011 | Tags: amount, candidate, candidate running, chief, chief of staff, Congress, conservatives, Contributed, Contributions, Corporate, corporate contributions, cycle, democrat, Democrats, District, Dozen, effect, Former, Foundation, Graphic, Koch, koch brothers, Koch Industries, lawyer, money, point, Political, Political Contributions, Politics, public, recipient, Rep. Mike Pompeo, Republican, Republicans, scroll, showing, Staff, state, Sunlight, sunlight foundation | Category: Politics & Politicans | Leave a comment
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