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The Federal Pie Chart

Different groups have <i>different purposes</i> in how they present the budget figures. WRL’s goal has been to show the percentage of money that goes to the …

Texas' finances not as rosy as they seemed

The state prides itself as a model of conservative spending and responsible budgeting. But a new $27-billion budget gap undercuts its image as a business-seducing, fiscally adaptive state.<p>February 07, 2011|By Evan Halper, Los Angeles Times<p>Texas Gov. Rick Perry likes to talk about his California …

Burson-Marsteller

This article is part of the Tobacco portal on Sourcewatch funded from 2006 - 2009 by the American Legacy Foundation.<p><b>Burson-Marsteller</b> (B-M) is one of …

E. J. Dionne Jr. - Capitalism's Reality Check

Since the Reagan years, free-market cliches have passed for sophisticated economic analysis. But in the current crisis, these ideas are falling, one by one, as even conservatives recognize that capitalism is ailing.<p>You know the talking points: Regulation is the problem and deregulation is the …

Censorship Quotes, Freedom of Speech Sayings

<b>Quotations about Censorship,<br>Cursing, Political Correctness, etc.</b><p>We can never be sure that the opinion we are endeavoring to stifle is a false …

The Best Explanation Of What's Really Going On With The Deficit

Meet Big Mike. He’s gonna break down the big deficit for you. Right…About…Now! Watch it:<p><i>Created by MoveOn.org Political …

Reagan: Morning After in America

Series: How to Talk to a Climate Skeptic: Responses to the most common skeptical arguments on global warming

Articles in this series:<p>(Part of the How to Talk to a Climate Skeptic guide) Objection: Despite what the computer models tell us, there is actually …

Top hedge fund managers raked in $22 billion last year - Apr. 1, 2011

25 hedge fund managers = $22 billion in pay<p>By Charles Riley, staff reporterApril 1, 2011: 11:05 AM ET<p>NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The 25 highest-paid hedge fund managers took home a combined $22.07 billion in 2010, according to a industry magazine's survey released Friday.<p>And, believe it or not, that's …

Top 5 Reasons Why The Occupy Wall Street Protests Embody Values Of The Real Boston Tea Party

In recent years, the Boston Tea Party has been associated with a right-wing movement that supports policies favoring powerful corporations and the …

Details on the wealth and income distributions in the United States (1% of households control 35% of the wealth), and how to use these distributions as power indicators.

The compensation committee [of the board of directors] talks to an outside consultant who has surveys you could drive a truck through and pay …

CEOs

Why Occupy Wall Street?

The protesters seeking to “occupy” the financial district in New York and other cities have been widely depicted in the media as having no coherent …

2013 in Review: Congress Bickers, People Take Action

(Photo: ejacksonphotography / Flickr)Legislative gridlock surfaced so often in Congress in 2013 that historians will have ample room to chronicle a …