Tuesday, March 2, 2010
The Republicans pride themselves on fiscal responsibility and small government, yet so does the Tea Party. One is a stalwart of American politics, the other is a grass roots movement yet to be tested on the national stage. Christina Bellantoni of Talking Points Memo, James Boyce, founder of Common Sense New Media Strategies and Sarah B. Smith from the Young Conservatives coalition debate whether the two political parties can afford to get along.
Labels:economy Collapse Meltdown Tea Party Movement
March 2 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg columnist Matthew Lynn talks about the Icelandic vote on paying back the U.K. and the Netherlands the so-called Icesave loan, needed to cover depositor losses at failed lender Landsbanki Islands hf. He speaks with Rishaad Salamat and Francine Lacqua in London
Labels:economy Collapse Meltdown Iceland Crisis
If you always pictured the UC Berkely campus as the setting for a picturesque and tranquil environment, graced by halls of higher education, youd be dead wrong. After a string of tuition hikes and budget cuts, students there and in colleges across California are fired up.
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The U.S. state department has announced that it will build a $1 billion embassy in London in 2013. The new embassy will feature a moat to protect American diplomats from terrorist attacks. In a recession with unemployment numbers sky high, many Americans wonder why a new building in a country that has been a long time friend of the U.S. is necessary. The new building will be the most expensive American embassy in history.
Catch John Stossel's great new show on Fox Business every Thursday at 8pm EST / 5pm PST!
Here, Stossel explains why the War on (Some) Drugs has failed, and is doomed to continue to fail. Didn't we learn anything with the failure of alcohol prohibition and the 18th Amendment? Legalize drugs now!
John Stossel : All Drugs should be legalized
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March 2 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Sara Eisen reports on a February 8, 2010 secret dinner of hedge fund managers, at which the investors discussed big bets against the euro.
Labels:economy Collapse Meltdown Euro Collapse