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“This is just as scary as people lobbing mortars over your head at 2 o’clock in the morning.” James Mitchell, a 64-year-old Vietnam veteran who lost his job in early 2009 and is about to exhaust his unemployment benefits. ; Calculated Risk: Here come the ’99ers.
; ; Cleaver said during the meeting the bill is a priority among CBC members. According to Cleaver, Obama then asked Rob Nabors, the White House’s director of legislative affairs, about the cost of the additional benefits. When Nabors told the president the cost would be between $14 billion and $20 billion, Cleaver suggested they … Continue reading
If this news story does not prove that banks are effectively above the law, I don’t know what does. The Guardian, in an account yet to be picked up anywhere in the US media (per Google News as of this posting, hat tip readers May S and Swedish Lex) reports that Wachovia was at the … Continue reading