Ron Paul Now Focusing on Yada-Yada-Yada

DROPPING OUT? Jesse Benton, Ron Paul’s campaign spokesman replies:

“Absolutely not! We are focusing our efforts squarely on winning delegates and party leadership positions at state conventions.”

Paul’s statement, via Buzzfeed:

As I reflect on our […]

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Occupy Arrests Over 7200, But The Banks Are ‘Too Big to Jail’

Joyce L. Arnold, Liberally Independent, Queer Talk, equality activist, writer.

A comparison is one way to get some perspective. There’s certainly something of an “apples to oranges” dynamic going on here. But that there […]

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Elizabeth Warren Once Again Calls for Accountability, Starting with Jamie Dimon

“The guy in the street in 2008 and 2009 was worried about his or her deposits, and now it’s clear they should still be worried,” said Charles Geisst, a Wall Street historian and professor […]

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Ignore the Following

As far as Michelle was concerned, Oprah’s billions and her elite lifestyle disqualified her as an adviser to Barack, who had no truck with wealthy people, except as a source of campaign contributions, and […]

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Queer Talk: Newsweek Names Obama the ‘First Gay President’

Joyce L. Arnold, Liberally Independent, Queer Talk, equality activist, writer.

To this point, maybe the best reaction I’ve seen to this cover for the latest Newsweek is from John Aravosis: “Hmmm.”

Of course the […]

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Dimon’s Disgrace is on Congress

The biggest blow-up between Wall Street and Washington since 2010, when Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Act to tighten oversight of the financial industry, comes just as regulators are drafting new rules governing banks. A […]

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Blissfully Childfree

I’m so glad I didn’t have children.

Every Mother’s Day affirms it.

I’ve never understood the desperate fertility treatment dance so many women go through in order to have children that they can’t conceive […]

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Obama to Voters: ACA Rebate Checks are in the Mail

THE KAISER FOUNDATION estimates that 16 million insurance policyholders will receive $1.3 billion in rebates.

If insider Mark Halperin is writing positively about ACA, you know something is about to hit.

But the rebate provision of […]

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The Bain Bully

WITH EVERY EXCRUCIATING day that passes in this interminably long march to November, it’s clear that Mitt Romney really is as bad as his Republican opponents said he was during the primaries.

It doesn’t take […]

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