Contender Chris Dodd Has Bankruptcy Reform On The Front Burner

Senator Chris Dodd has a comprehensive and timely proposal for Bankruptcy Reform. As we all know the last ‘reform’ was a disaster for the average family in trouble. Now with the housing downturn the last ‘reform’ is a financial death knell for most families. From the proposal itself: Unfortunately, today’s … Continue reading

The Hill.com Has Comprehesive Iowa Story on Biden and field

The Hill, one of the best daily reads you can find, has a comprehensive story about the Iowa campaigns. Built around the Biden strategy of a ‘textbook’ one-living-room-at-a-time approach, the story also gives us details of endorsements for all the candidates and a look at the unusual dynamics at play … Continue reading

It’s The Economy, Stupid!

I’m posting two pieces from the news for the political component of the economic story, and not just because I enjoy spreading around bad news:  First from MSNBC: Existing home sales fall for eighth month Sales of existing homes fell for the eighth consecutive month in October, with median home prices … Continue reading

Clinton Scores Streisand Endorsement

I think this was given, given her support for Bill Clinton: Barbra Steisand, “legendary filmmaker, artist, and Democratic activist,” endorsed Hillary Clinton for President on Tuesday. Streisand cited Clinton’s ability to bring about change and the historic nature of her campaign as reasons why she is supporting Hillary’s candidacy.  “Madame President … Continue reading

Ten Post Round-Up: Positive Vibration Wednesday

It’s Wednesday, yo! I’m sure that about three or four of you *wink* noticed that I did not post a positive round-up, yesterday (my Firefox browser updated itself, but didn’t update my add-ons which included an excellent html editor in which I transformed my posts into web worthy postings. Now, … Continue reading