Money for Nothing? Wall Street Punishes Dems for Appearing to Tackle Financial Regulation

By: Tuesday July 6, 2010 1:59 pm

If you are upset that the new financial reform bill is too weak, does not fundamentally change a broken system and will not prevent another meltdown, perhaps you should take a look at this: Wall Street is unhappy that Democrats have been slightly mean to them, so it has closed its huge campaign-donation spigot. From [...]

Republicans Try to See How Often They Can Say “Permanent Bailout”

By: Tuesday April 20, 2010 12:22 pm

Republicans appear to have learned at least one thing from the finance crisis–and it is that bailouts are very unpopular. You know the kind of bailouts of big private financial companies pushed for by the Republican president George W. Bush? Now Republicans are trying to make Democrats unpopular by tarring any Democratic bill dealing with [...]

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