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Bailouts helped the rich get richer

It wasn't supposed to work this way: Taxpayers bail out huge financial institutions and those bailouts help the institutions get richer while average Americans get poorer. But that's what happened. Wall Street…

Rising deficits threaten stimulus, recovery

President Barack Obama's penchant for throwing money at any and all problems that face this nation will drive the federal deficit to gigantic proportions by 2013 and that debt could…

Elder Bush: Olbermann, Maddow are ‘sick puppies’

Former President George H.W. Bush says MSNBC entertainers Keith Olbermann and Rachel Maddow are "sick puppies" for the way they treat his son -- former President George W. Bush --…

How Obama, Democrats sold out on health reform

President Barack Obama promised to rid Washington of the cozy, back-scratching relationships between politicians and well-heeled corporate lobbyists. Instead, he and the Democratic leadership in Congress hopped right into bed with…

Obama finds skepticism in New Orleans

Insisting he's "just getting started," President Barack Obama defended his administration Thursday against complaints from some residents of the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast that federal help in recovering from the 2005…

COLA freeze means tough times for Seniors

If her check were bigger, 76-year-old Agnes Conti might be able to spring for a better cut of meat for her pot roast. She could afford to send her nine…

Stimulus spurs jobs in South, Southwest

Businesses reported creating or saving more than 30,000 jobs in the first months of President Barack Obama's stimulus program, according to initial data released Thursday by a government oversight board.…

Public option still the big issue in health care reform

As the White House and Congressional leaders turned in earnest on Wednesday to working out big differences in the five health care bills, perhaps no issue loomed as a greater…

Insurance industry lies about health care costs

In its assaults on a Democratic health care overhaul bill, the insurance industry uses facts selectively and mixes accurate assertions with misleading spin and an embrace of worst-case scenarios. Take the…

Pentagon plays games with propaganda program cost

Growing by leaps and bounds, the Pentagon’s secretive Information Operations budget keeps tripping over some basic information — like how much it costs. Just months ago, the Defense Department said it…