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But you wouldn’t know that if you listened to the GOP, which can’t decide whether “transportation” only includes things that cars go vroom on or extends all the way to mass transit. Whichever. It certainly doesn’t include energy generation and distribution, plumbing, telecommunications, the medical system, or public buildings. Also, it’s “The American Jobs Plan” […]

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On June 17, 2010

Joe Barton’s apology to BP (which he retracted after being told by the GOP leadership that if he didn’t he would lose his committee position) indicates the extent to which politicians in s

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On July 21, 2008
From an excellent NYT article about a woman buried under a mountain of debt following the dissolution of her marriage, loss of job, and large medical expenses, this shocking news about the bankruptcy bill disgracefully passed by Congress: Not surprisingly, such practices generated dazzling profits for the nation’s financial companies. And since 2005, when the […]
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