Newt Gingrich Owes African Americans an Apology

This article says it all and says it well… Candid Observations Newt Gingrich owes African-Americans an apology. He absolutely knows what he is doing. His constant calling President Obama “the food stamp president” is nothing more than racial politics, no less reprehensible or excusable than when Lee Atwater and the GOP used the image of Willie Horton to take down Michael Dukakis in 1988. Gingrich… More Newt Gingrich Owes African Americans an Apology

Poverty Rate In U.S. Saw Record Increase In 2009: 1 In 7 Americans Are Poor

This entire economic situation, in which the middle class has been attacked and broken by fat cat shills of greedy corporations is astonishing.  The so-called “tea party” who is in bed with the likes of Koch Industries and other corporations should be ashamed of themselves.  Talk about going against one’s own self interest, tea partiers and others who embrace the… More Poverty Rate In U.S. Saw Record Increase In 2009: 1 In 7 Americans Are Poor

The Food Bubble: How Wall Street Starved Millions and Got Away With It

Crooks & Liars Thom Hartmann talked to author Frederick Kaufman about his cover story in this month’s edition of Harper’s Magazine The food bubble: How Wall Street starved millions and got away with it. It’s subscription only but you can read more about Kaufman and his work at his blog AmericanStomach.com. Thom shared a little… More The Food Bubble: How Wall Street Starved Millions and Got Away With It