03 Nov

Romney’s Hopey-Changey, Hostage-Taking “Closing Argument”

By Richard (RJ) Eskow Mitt Romney’s campaign promoted the speech he gave today as his “closing argument.” Underneath the fluff, that argument boils down to this: Give me the Presidency or your economy gets it. The PuffBot 3000 Romney’s speech was so weighted down with preprogrammed platitudes it could’ve been written by a computer: Just […]

02 Nov

UAW Files Charges Against Romney on His Auto Bail-out Profiteering

By Greg Palast For Mitt Romney, it’s one scary Halloween.  The Presidential candidate has just learned that tomorrow afternoon he will be charged with violating the federal Ethics in Government law by improperly concealing his multi-million dollar windfall from the auto industry bail-out. At a press conference in Toledo, Bob King, President of the United […]

11 Oct

Hey, Joe

Thursday, 11 October 2012 10:07 . By William Rivers Pitt, Truthout | Op-Ed Vice President Joe Biden. (Photo: James Hill / The New York Times) The O’Leary: It’s amazing; the whole Romney family seems to be a bunch of liars.  As Mrs. Romney illustrated yesterday when she asked in exasperation, “lied about what?” During a […]

28 Aug

Lobbyist Parties at RNC Narrowly Skirt Ethics Rules

George Zornick on August 28, 2012 – 11:51 AM ET The convention stage may have been empty on Monday, thanks to Hurricane Isaac, but the corporate money machine grinded on as special interests with business before Congress put on swanky gatherings for key lawmakers. It’s actually against Congressional ethics rules for lobbyists to throw parties […]

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