Mr. WESSEL: That’s correct. President Bush managed to land a heavy for this third try at picking a treasury secretary. The prominence of corporate consolidation in the “Better Deal” platform is a victory for party progressives like Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D Mass.), who have been hammering the issue for years. In a speech last year sponsored by New America a think tank that’s been churning out research onmonopoly power Warren said that economic consolidation “threatens our markets, threatens our economy, and threatens our democracy.” Noting that nine American airlines have become four, Warren said the concept of “too big to fail” is now “hiding in plain sight all across the American economy.”.
But Brown was no homebody, either. When he joined the surging crowds waiting outside Studio 54 or another hot spot, door keepers routinely ushered him inside. As Brown describes it in his memoir, “‘Hey,’ the bouncers would say, ‘It’s the Cosmo guy.”’ And the first time the Cosmo guy walked into Studio 54, “Steve Rubell and Calvin Klein tried to rip my shirt off as kind of a prank to, ‘see what you got’ as I went in the door.
The organization’s target is winning 80 percent of the 52 races considered most competitive. Although achieving Democratic control of the House in two years will not be easy, it’s certainly one of the most important components of the big picture progressive strategy. Having enlisted the help of over a quarter million Americans, the group is still looking for more volunteers and funding..
Waters is currently under investigation by the House ethics committee for her role in helping to secure $12 million in TARP funds for the Boston based OneUnited Bank, one of the largest black banks in the country, and one in which her husband owned considerable stock. Waters is alleged to have set up meetings between bank leaders and Treasury Department officials. She has denied allegations of any wrongdoing and has said the meetings were set up on behalf of black owned banks that are members of the National Bankers Association and not just OneUnited..
You know, the media, the blogosphere weve all been kind of waiting with bated breath. You know, Tiger Woods broke his silence today. He apologized repeatedly, and he said, you know, hes seeking help naturally, through a therapist. Breathing does make a difference on a CXR and AXR. Those are probably the only ones that they do make a ton of difference. Inadequate inspiration is a very legitimate reason for a CXR repeat.