Big news week !!! Bernancke defends QE2 against flack from Germany and China. Did we destroy the world's economy and are they right to fight back? Or do we have the right to save our own economy in the best way for the US? Tax cuts: the new Democratic strategy is to take separate votes for continuing tax breaks UNDER $250,000 and another for OVER $250,000? Has Obama abandoned the cause, handing it off to Congress? GM's IPO: Uncle Sam decreased his ownership, 1 million jobs saved--can bankruptcy have a happy ending? Is this a success for capitalism or socialism? What happened to July 2011 as the end date for Afghanistan? And how's that touchy-feely thing workin' for you, TSA?
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We Couldn’t Wait: Michael Cohen and the Russian Oligarch When the news broke that major companies including AT&T and Novartis — and a Russian oligarch — made payments to a company controlled by Michael Cohen, the president’s personal lawyer, that was also used to pay out hush money to porn actress Stormy Daniels.... well, we couldn’t wait to talk about it.
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