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Boston Marathan Suspect in Custody

Who is this young man apprehended in Watertown, Massachusetts today? Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, is a suspect together with his now deceased 26-year-old brother, Tamerlan, in the horrific terrorist bombing at the finish line of the April 15, 2013 Boston Marathon. … Continue reading

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Hey Congress Remember Jobs and the Economy?

The role of Speaker of the House is to get folks on both sides of the aisle to pass legislation that will help the American people and keep our country moving in the right direction. Speaker Boehner must stop acting … Continue reading

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Stealing the Election Vote by Vote in Ohio in 2004 and 2012?

Remember Ohio 2004 to Protect the Vote in Ohio 2012 The 2012 Election is less than 75 days away and GOP Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted elected in 2010 has proven with recent decisions to cut early voting hours … Continue reading

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Herman Cain: a Bad Liar or Selective Amnesiac?

Herman Cain attacks women who have come forward to say that he sexually harassed them. First he blamed Rick Perry for playing dirty tricks and getting the story into the media and then the Democrats. Then he said he never … Continue reading

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Zoe Keating Cellist Extraordinaire and Techno-Artist

I came across Zoe Keating’s music by chance. I’m glad I did. Her music is inspirational and beautiful. See for yourself. I’m including various videos of her playing her own pieces. Enjoy and tell me what you think. Zoe Keating … Continue reading

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How to Counter The Age of Greed

In “The Age of Greed,” Jeff Madrick, former economic columnist for the New York Times and current Senior Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute and the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis at the New School, recounts the history of the people, … Continue reading

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What’s up with the Oakland Police and Occupy Wall Street?

Shock and Awe in Oakland, CA: What were the leaders of Oakland thinking when they turned their streets into a war zone? Obviously they were not thinking at all! Here is a shocking video of an Oakland, CA policeman deliberately … Continue reading

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President of S&P, Deven Sharma, Will Step Down

Deven Sharma, current president of Standard and Poor’s, announced today that he will step down to “pursue other interests.” As of September 12, 2011, Sharma will change his role at the S&P rating agency from president to advisor to the … Continue reading

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Are Credit Rating Agencies Acting Like Mean Girls?

Who Are the Credit Rating Agencies?  Credit Rating Agencies are made up of a few unelected people in various committees who decide whether an entity, public or private, is credit-worthy. They have secret methodologies on how they arrive at their … Continue reading

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Was the S&P Downgrade of the U.S. Really all about Dodd-Frank Regulations on Civil Liability of Credit Rating Agencies?

The New York Times Business Section ran a piece called, “S&P, Accused of Faulty Math, Fights Error Disclosure Rule,”  about how the President of S&P, Devon Sharma, sent a letter to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (S.E.C.) about his difference … Continue reading

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