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AIG execs whined for tax-paid bonuses, saw persecution as ‘McCarthyite’

AIG execs whined for tax-paid bonuses, saw persecution as ‘McCarthyite’

The grasping AIG Financial Division execs who brought the firm to its knees and helped send the global economy spiraling only to receive federal rescue […]...

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March 4, 2010 Blog, Politics
Wall Street Journal: Make like a bank and just walk away from debt

Wall Street Journal: Make like a bank and just walk away from debt

Of all the interesting tidbits in Brett Arends’ article in The Wall Street Journal about how to decide whether to walk away from your mortgage, […]...

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March 2, 2010 Blog, Politics
Congress to consider anti-security contractor bill

Congress to consider anti-security contractor bill

Spencer Ackerman at the Colorado Independent’s sister site in Washington notes that Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., wrote a diary at Firedoglake on a bill that […]...

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February 24, 2010 Blog, Politics
Bennet’s public option supporters mystified by Udall’s ‘weird’ silence

Bennet’s public option supporters mystified by Udall’s ‘weird’ silence

A trio of groups that has been rallying support for the public option health insurance plan is puzzled over the fact the Colorado Democratic Senator […]...

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February 22, 2010 Blog, Health, Politics
Schwarzenegger calls out GOP stimulus hypocrisy

Schwarzenegger calls out GOP stimulus hypocrisy

Here’s a profound idea from California GOP Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who went after congressional Republicans yesterday for criticizing the Democrats’ stimulus bill one moment, then […]...

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February 22, 2010 Blog, Politics
A libertarian complaint at national conservative conference

A libertarian complaint at national conservative conference

As the Conservative Political Action Conference chugs on in Washington, Wes Benedict, executive director of the Libertarian Party, issued this statement reminding the world that […]...

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February 19, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Politics
Conservative big wigs pledge to save country from tyrants, despots and psuedo conservatives!

Conservative big wigs pledge to save country from tyrants, despots and psuedo conservatives!

According to Dave Weigel, writing at Colorado Independent sister site in DC, some of the top dogs of the conservative establishment gathered in a historic […]...

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February 17, 2010 Blog, Politics
Your bailout money paid for lobbying campaigns designed to screw you

Your bailout money paid for lobbying campaigns designed to screw you

The top eight spenders in the financial industry spent nearly $30 million to lobby Capitol Hill last year, according to Nathaniel Popper of the Los […]...

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February 16, 2010 Blog, Politics
Reporters (mostly) barred from Tea Party convention

Reporters (mostly) barred from Tea Party convention

The organizers of the National Tea Party Convention are not responding to reporters looking for basic logistical questions. Kevin Diaz explains that the convention, to […]...

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January 12, 2010 Blog, Politics
The resolution may be televised: C-SPAN asks to broadcast health bills merger

The resolution may be televised: C-SPAN asks to broadcast health bills merger

The news that Democrats in the House and Senate will likely marry their health reform bills in closed-door sessions — not in a formal conference […]...

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January 5, 2010 Blog, Politics

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Digital Media, Digital Citizens: A Community Conversation with Seth Geiger

The Colorado Media Project is committed to sharing new, inspiring ideas about the future of news that are timely and relevant to our Colorado community. Join us […]

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In Colorado, Democrats see a strong money haul as GOP relies on super PACs

Call Wednesday’s filing deadline the calm-before-the-general-election storm — the first time candidates and campaigns had to show the public their books since the June 26 […]

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