Monthly Archives: September 2010

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China’s On Top, So Get Used To It – In an all-too-predictable development, our trade problems with those devious, untrustworthy Chinese has come to the fore again. In an election year, politicians must find someone to blame for America’s economic … Continue reading

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Civilization’s Foundation Eroding

Civilization’s Foundation Eroding – The thin layer of topsoil that covers the planet’s land surface is the foundation of civilization. This soil, typically 6 inches or so deep, was formed over long stretches of geological time as new soil formation … Continue reading

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99ers Legislation Blocked In Senate

99ers Legislation Blocked In Senate – Legislation by Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) to help the "99ers" — unemployed people who’ve exhausted the 99 weeks of unemployment insurance available in some states — failed in the Senate on Wednesday, to nobody’s … Continue reading

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Talking about GMAC’s ‘Robo-Signers’ Draw Concerns About Faulty Process, Mistaken Foreclosures – ProPublica

  Quote GMAC’s ‘Robo-Signers’ Draw Concerns About Faulty Process, Mistaken Foreclosures – ProPublica Several states have ordered a freeze on foreclosures [1] by Ally Financial’s GMAC mortgage unit [2], which has come under fire in court for using “robo-signers [3]” … Continue reading

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Health advocates urge EPA regulation of greenhouse gases

Health advocates urge EPA regulation of greenhouse gases – Labeling climate change “a serious public health issue,” more than 100 leading health advocates called on Washington policymakers this week to allow the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. … Continue reading

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Talking about All Of This New Regulation Is Going To Make Banks Leave The U.S. And Europe

  Quote All Of This New Regulation Is Going To Make Banks Leave The U.S. And Europe Over the course of the past two years, a lot of tomatoes have been thrown in the direction of Wall Street. Some of … Continue reading

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– 09/29/2010

Federal Reserve Board Nominations Confirmed – Brad DeLong reports: Finally…, At least one year late and many dollars short: Nominations Confirmed: September 29: These nominees were confirmed by Voice Vote: Sarah Bloom Raskin, of Maryland, to be a Member of the … Continue reading

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