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Is The Democratic Party For NRA Blood Money, Or For Children?

To make the point again, this is a very, very simple equation: eliminate the scourge of the NRA, drain the swamp of its blood money and you stop the murder of children. Period. And so the question that must be asked of at least the Democratic Party: what is the party going to do to destroy the NRA’s ability to keep advancing an agenda that promotes gun mayhem in the streets and the murder of children and other innocent people?

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Why Lloyd Blankfein Loves Roger Clemens and John Edwards

   It would be an interesting exercise to add up all the dollars spent by the Justice Department prosecuting Roger Clemens and John Edwards–it’s got to be in eight figures easily–compared to the ZERO spent prosecuting Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein, or for that matter, a whole host of his co-horts.    I mention Blankfein, […]

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The Filthy Rich Shout “Greed Is Good” and Party With The Politicians

   When I wrote the "The Audacity of Greed" in 2008, I had a chapter called "Vodka and Penises" which detailed a rather unique birthday party thrown in Sardinia, Italy, in 2000 by Tyko CEO Dennis Kozlowski in honor of his wife–it featured vodka spraying from the penis of a replica of Michelangelo’s David. Kozlowski, […]

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Chuck Schumer Flip-Flop=Billions of Dollars In Corporate Welfare

This is just silly–but, unfortunately, not entirely surprising. Chuck Schumer has grabbed on to the idiotic idea of rewarding corporate America for tax dodging and stashing billions of dollars overseas. And the senior Senator is doing a huge flip-flop–one that is bad for the country. We’re talking about one of the worst ideas ever thought […]

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Immigration: Racists in Arizona Are Not The Only Problem

This past Saturday, we had a great march for immigration rights in New York City–on May 1st, thankfully, and sponsored by the labor movement to boot. Without a doubt, the Arizona racist legislation gave a boost to the turnout on a sun-drenched day. But, here is the point I have made in the past, and […]

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Chuck May Redeem Himself

    Recently, including yesterday, I’ve been on the case of Sen. Chuck Schumer who seemed to be coddling the private equity and hedge fund industry by opposing legislation that would require that these guys–who are raking in obscene profits–pay taxes like the rest…of the rich people in America (yeah, hard to cry for them, either). […]

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What’s Chuck Up To?

Can we get some New York senators who aren’t totally beholden to the Wall Street bankers? I mean, geez…A piece today in The New York Times explores why Chuck Schumer is running interference for the private equity fund and hedge fund managers who are trying to block a bill that would hike their taxes. June […]

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