Could you come up with $2,000 in 30 days if you had to? As many as 40 percent of American families can’t, despite the improving economy. Among them is Neal Gabler, who is frequently broke despite his successful career as a writer.
Paul Krugman NYT: Hey, I have a suggestion: Why not have ads in which actors play Americans who have both lost their insurance thanks to Obamacare and lost the family farm to the death tax? I mean, once you’re just making stuff up, anything goes.
American Power Under Challenge: Masters of Mankind Pt. 1 | We cannot gain a realistic understanding of who rules the world while ignoring the “masters of mankind,” as Adam Smith called them: in his day, the merchants and manufacturers of England; in ours, multinational conglomerates, huge financial institutions, retail empires, and the like.
I choked when reading this. Another reason why abortion needs to be available for women. Imagine being raped, raising and trying your best to feed the child for a few years, even if it means you eat next to nothing, and then getting sued for it?!
Who Is the United States at War With? That’s Classified Information -- President Obama has repeatedly said the U.S. is targeting Al Qaeda and “associated forces.” But the government won’t say who those forces are.