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Hall of Hypocrites (theguardian.com)
by finehoe on 21 Apr 2019  8 comments, latest a month ago
Trump tampered with witnesses. These Senate Republicans voted to oust Bill Clinton for doing just that:Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Rob Portman, OhioChuck Grassley, Iowa Roger Wicker, MississippiLindsey Graham, South Carolina John...

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Trump a Total Failure
by finehoe on 23 Mar 2019  6 comments, latest 2 months ago
Every day, the evidence piles up that Trump’s presidency is a failure on its own terms, let alone anyone else’s. Let us count the ways. On trade, we have a...

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With the arrest of the MAGAbomber...
by finehoe on 26 Oct 2018  22 comments, latest 7 months ago
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Finehoe's Predictions (kansascity.com)
by finehoe on 21 Dec 2016  7 comments, latest 2 years ago
The experience of Kansas over the last several years is what the country as a whole has to look forward to now that Republicans control all branches of the Federal...

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How Goldman Sachs Became the Overlord of the Trump Administration (wallstreetonparade.com)
by finehoe on 9 Jan 2017  2 comments, latest 2 years ago
How did a candidate who repeatedly demonized Goldman Sachs as the poster child for a corrupt establishment that owned Washington end up with Goldman Sachs’ progeny filling every post that...

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First Amendment Defense Act
by finehoe on 22 Dec 2016  Posted 2 years ago
The so-called First Amendment Defense Act, or FADA, “prohibits the federal government from taking discriminatory action against a person on the basis that such person believes or acts in accordance...

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Krudblow for Council of Economic Advisors
by finehoe on 16 Dec 2016  4 comments, latest 2 years ago
Nincompoop television commentator Larry Kudlow is a leading candidate to chair President-elect Donald Trump’s Council of Economic Advisers, which is usually run by one of the nation’s most prestigious economists....

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Terrorist Attack in DC (washingtonpost.com)
by finehoe on 5 Dec 2016  Posted 2 years ago
A North Carolina man was arrested Sunday after he walked into a popular pizza restaurant in Northwest Washington carrying an assault rifle and fired one or more shots, D.C. police...

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Bankers Celebrate the Dawn of the Trump Era (politico.com)
by finehoe on 18 Nov 2016  6 comments, latest 3 years ago
Christmas has arrived early for Wall Street in the early days of the Donald Trump era. A populist candidate who railed against shady financial interests on the campaign trail is...

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Wall Street Can Now Run Wild (washingtonpost.com)
by finehoe on 15 Nov 2016  6 comments, latest 3 years ago
Mary Jo White, the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission, on Monday announced that she would step down two years before the end of her term, clearing the way...

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Trump Right, Election Rigged
by finehoe on 9 Nov 2016  33 comments, latest 3 years ago
Donald Trump 47% 59,399,248 Hillary Clinton 48% 59,606,287

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Trump Foundation lacks certification needed to raise funds (washingtonpost.com)
by finehoe on 30 Sep 2016  7 comments, latest 3 years ago
The foundation never obtained the registration that New York requires to solicit money from the public, state officials said. https://www.washingtonpost.com

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Deputy Burns Genitals Of 3-Year Old Boy (anonhq.com)
by finehoe on 26 Jul 2016  13 comments, latest 3 years ago
The Deputy was charged with child abuse and neglect for repeatedly burning a 3 year old boy with a hair dryer. A Hernando County Deputy was recently sentenced to 15...

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When Kansas cut taxes and California hiked them (washingtonpost.com)
by finehoe on 17 Jun 2016  31 comments, latest 3 years ago
In 2012, voters in California approved a measure to raise taxes on millionaires, bringing their top state income tax rate to 13.3 percent, the highest in the nation. Conservative economists...

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The Long, Tragic History of Violence at LGBTQ Bars and Clubs in America (slate.com)
by finehoe on 14 Jun 2016  1 comment, latest 3 years ago
The mass shooting at Orlando’s LGBT nightclub Pulse, which left at least 50 dead, is only the latest chapter in a long history of violence at LGBTQ bars and clubs...

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Half-wit Rubio Goes Full-on Laffer
by finehoe on 7 Oct 2015  61 comments, latest 4 years ago
Why Marco Rubio is insisting that his massive tax cuts will pay for themselves, explained: On Tuesday, Marco Rubio told CNBC's John Harwood that his massive tax cuts — which...

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Hucksterbee Comes Out as Transgender (buzzfeed.com)
by finehoe on 2 Jun 2015  1 comment, latest 4 years ago
“Now I wish that someone told me that when I was in high school that I could have felt like a woman when it came time to take showers in...

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Havana Real Estate (washingtonpost.com)
by finehoe on 26 May 2015  1 comment, latest 4 years ago
New investors are transforming tattered properties into boutique hotels before an American tourist surge hits. Significant restrictions remain. Cubans are limited to one property in the city and one vacation...

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China & India Overtake Mexico for Inflow of Foreign-Born US Residents (census.gov)
by finehoe on 13 May 2015  Posted 4 years ago
In 2013, China became the top sending country for immigrants to the United States, replacing Mexico. This followed a decade where immigration from China increased while immigration from Mexico decreased....

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Where Homes Are Moving Fastest (trulia.com)
by finehoe on 20 Apr 2015  Posted 4 years ago
California may indeed be the Golden State. Eight of the 10 fastest-moving housing markets are there, and homes are selling much faster than in the Northeast, South, and Midwest. In...

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Government Debt Too Low (equitablegrowth.org)
by finehoe on 10 Apr 2015  11 comments, latest 4 years ago
Brad DeLong argues that governments have historically not had enough debt, and should have more. Why? Because, he says, r-g — the difference between the real rate of interest on...

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Rand Paul Dumps Libertarianism to Court Religious Nut Vote (washingtonpost.com)
by finehoe on 6 Apr 2015  13 comments, latest 4 years ago
Paul has been trying to find common cause with evangelical Christian voters, who have been skeptical of and even hostile toward the energized libertarian element of the GOP. “The First...

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Jeb Bush Assembles Hack Economic Team
by finehoe on 1 Apr 2015  3 comments, latest 4 years ago
According to Reuters, Bush is leaning on Glenn Hubbard and Kevin Warsh. Hubbard was a paid witness for Countrywide — years after the abuses of subprime lending had become common...

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Republicans Admit Benghazi Fake "Scandal" (washingtonpost.com)
by finehoe on 22 Nov 2014  12 comments, latest 5 years ago
An investigation by the Republican-led House Intelligence Committee has concluded that the CIA and U.S. military responded appropriately to the attacks on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya, in 2012, dismissing...

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Sick People and the Innocent Insurance Companies They Defraud
by finehoe on 6 Dec 2013  1 comment, latest 5 years ago
Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is no friend of the Affordable Care Act, and he recently opened up a new front of attack on an aspect of the law that...

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Teabagger Districts Poorer with More Unemployment (washingtonpost.com)
by finehoe on 29 Oct 2013  24 comments, latest 6 years ago
On average, the economy in the districts those Republicans represent is significantly worse than it is in the nation at large. The median income in those districts last year was...

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Republicans are delusional about US spending and deficits (theguardian.com)
by finehoe on 16 Oct 2013  247 comments, latest 6 years ago
The story of out-of-control debts and deficits is just plain wrong. Less polite people would call it a lie, but it stands at the center of the public debate because...

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Teabagger Insult Generator (clotureclub.com)
by finehoe on 18 Oct 2013  3 comments, latest 6 years ago
From actual insults posted on John Boner's Facebook wall. http://clotureclub.com/tea-par

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The Truth About the Deficit (ritholtz.com)
by finehoe on 17 Oct 2013  Posted 6 years ago
If you are truly concerned about deficit, then what you must do is (eventually) raise taxes and cut spending — that is how you balance the budget. Current deficit is...

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Obamacare Isnt Causing an Increase in Part-Time Employment, in One Chart (delong.typepad.com)
by finehoe on 6 Oct 2013  1 comment, latest 6 years ago
http://delong.typepad.com/.a/6

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Understanding Today's GOP (dish.andrewsullivan.com)
by finehoe on 4 Oct 2013  9 comments, latest 6 years ago
You have to see the bigger cultural and religious picture when analyzing what has happened to American conservatism these past two decades or so. The bewildering economic and social and...

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CEO Frauds (alternet.org)
by finehoe on 31 Aug 2013  Posted 6 years ago
How Highly Paid CEOs Rip Off Their Companies and the Public Via Fraud and Walk Away With Their Pockets Bulging Just one example of a corporate culture that rewards executives...

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Turnaround in D.C. area (washingtonpost.com)
by finehoe on 31 Aug 2013  Posted 6 years ago
For Washington area, real estate market turnaround is in full swing Five years after the housing market collapsed, sending the economy tumbling with it, here’s what recovery in the Washington...

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Classy Conservatives (queerty.com)
by finehoe on 20 Aug 2013  95 comments, latest 6 years ago
Gay Vet Who Lost His Leg In Iraq Is Booed For Supporting San Antonio Nondiscrimination Bill Eric Alva, a gay Marine veteran who lost a leg while serving in Iraq....

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GAO: U.S. Corporate Tax Rate is 12.6% (washingtonpost.com)
by finehoe on 1 Jul 2013  Posted 6 years ago
"Profitable U.S. corporations paid an average federal effective tax rate of 12.6 percent in 2010, less than half the statutory rate of 35 percent, according to a study released Monday...

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Home prices post biggest increase in 7 years
by finehoe on 28 May 2013  1 comment, latest 6 years ago
Home prices increased at the fastest rate in seven years, jumping 10.9 percent in March, according to data released Tuesday, as buyers continued to compete for a limited supply of...

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Study: Tech Worker Shortage a Myth (washingtonpost.com)
by finehoe on 25 Apr 2013  315 comments, latest 6 years ago
If there’s one thing that everyone can agree on in Washington, it’s that the country has a woeful shortage of workers trained in science, technology, engineering and math — what’s...

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Wall Street betting billions on single-family homes in distressed markets (washingtonpost.com)
by finehoe on 21 Apr 2013  21 comments, latest 6 years ago
If the chain of easy credit and dangerous leverage that started on Wall Street fanned the housing bubble and eventual crash, some analysts find it disturbing that major investors are...

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6 States that Tax the Poor the Hardest (fool.com)
by finehoe on 22 Apr 2013  8 comments, latest 6 years ago
6. Texas Texas imposes taxes on the poor equal to 12.6% of their income, compared with just 3.2% in tax on its wealthiest taxpayers. 5. Arizona In Arizona, the poor...

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Obama, Deficit Hawk (sullydish.files.wordpress.com)
by finehoe on 11 Apr 2013  1 comment, latest 6 years ago
It’s hard to envision a time in recent history when the deficit has shrunk so much in dollar terms in the space of four years. ?w=580 http://www.thedailybeast.com/a
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