It is a commonplace that politicians will spin facts to their benefit. Indeed, politicians have been known to stretch the truth so far that it reaches into "that is simply false" territory. "Truthiness" it's called. And it is not limited solely to politicians. Even more disconcerting is that social ... More >>
American banks are on a massive crime spree. Obama and Romney hope you won’t notice.
If Mitt Romney won't tell you which need to be closed, we will.
For a moment, let's talk fantasy. Let's say Mitt Romney somehow overcomes all of his apparent weakness -- Bain Capital rapaciousness, tax-record speculation, rich-guy aloofness -- and somehow ekes past President Obama in November in one of the narrowest victories in recent American politics. Democra ... More >>
Leaked document reveals the secrets of the GOP's coded language.
Mitt Romney's years at Bain represent everything you hate about capitalism.
Mitt Romney has survived the serial challenges by circus clowns that was the GOP primary, and now he is out to sell the American public on his vision for the country. Some workers who have experienced that vision have some qualms about it. Romney ran Bain Capital, an investment company. As Village ... More >>
Some changes are on the way to the Houston radio dial. Earlier today, shareholders of radio giant Clear Channel approved a $17.9 billion buyout by two companies you've never heard of. As part of the deal, Clear Channel will have to get rid of two Houston FM stations, including legendary KLOL.