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  • Hey, AIG: F*** You

    Hey, AIG: F*** You
    Hey there behemoth insurer, American International Group! Allow me to speak for nearly all Americans left, right, and center when I say get f***ed and go f***ing f*** yourself. Sorry, I usually try to keep such language to a minimum on this blog, but...
  • Our Laguna: 2012 was a year of change

    The top 10 stories of 2011 included limitations on skateboarders; an arrest for alleged rapes and sexual assaults; flood recovery; Marine Life Protection Act implementation delay in Laguna; the Heisler Park renovation; the Resource Center pulling out from...
  • Casey urges Hurricane Sandy aid for Pennsylvania

    Casey urges Hurricane Sandy aid for Pennsylvania
    Democrat Bob Casey urged a federal emergency official to reimburse Pennsylvania for the state's Hurricane Sandy preparations on Wednesday and Republican Pat Toomey is pushing back against a $60.4 billion aid bill he says is excessive. To be sure, Toomey...
  • Bailout lawsuit put Mourdock on political map

    Bailout lawsuit put Mourdock on political map
    Before Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock pulled off a historic upset in this year's Republican Senate primary, he was best known to most political observers as the man who tried to stop Chrysler's government-brokered bankruptcy. Mourdock, who toppled...
  • The value of stimulus spending. Or not.

    The value of stimulus spending. Or not.
    With the economy the likely focus of Wednesday night's first debate between President Barack Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney, I invited veteran reporter Scott Reeder, the journalist in residence at the Illinois Policy Institute, a free-market think...
  • Bernadine Healy dies at 67; doctor led Red Cross relief efforts after 9/11

    Bernadine Healy dies at 67; doctor led Red Cross relief efforts after 9/11
    Dr. Bernadine Healy, a hard-charging cardiologist and educator who was the first woman to lead the National Institutes of Health and later commanded American Red Cross relief efforts after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, died Saturday at her home in Gates...
  • Lawsuit progresses against bank for botched HAMP modification

    Q: I was listening to your radio show recently when a gentleman called in to talk about his loan modification situation. The man has a family, became unemployed and got behind on his loan. He said he was able to get a modification but that it was...
  • California lawmakers under fire in university budget battles

     
    With anger bubbling on college campuses, spending on higher education is expected to remain a flash point as California lawmakers hash out this year's state budget....
  • Scam watch: Facebook lottery, unclaimed money, foreclosure rescue

     
    Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook Inc.'s founder and chief executive, is a savvy businessman. As much as you may want to believe it, he's not going to just hand you $1 million....
  • U.S., China reluctant to help Europe bail out of debt crisis

     
    U.S., China won't bailout Europe: The U.S. and China announced Thursday that they aren't willing to pour money into a European bailout fund that it is hoped would provide the financial solution to Europe’s debt crisis....
  • Greece's Papademos wins confidence vote on austerity measures

     
    Greece's new prime minister, Lucas Papademos, won a crucial confidence vote Wednesday on sharp austerity measures in exchange for more bailout funds to help the country step back from the brink of bankruptcy. The ringing endorsement is a first step toward...
  • Air time check: Who got the most words in edgewise during Monday night's GOP debate?

     
    Running a word-count program on the transcript of last night's GOP presidential primary debate I get: Mitt Romney -- 4,649 (34%) Newt Gingrich -- 4,118 (30%) Rick Santorum --2,898 ( 21%) Ron Paul -- 2,095 (15%) This does not include......