Robert Scheer: Dems and Repubs Scammed America for Wall Street
Liberals, the Congressional Black Caucus, Jesse Jackson – all joined with Republicans to deregulate the financial sector, setting the stage for the “saddest chapter in American history.” Veteran journalist Robert Scheer, author of “The Great American Stickup: How Reagan Republicans and Clinton Democrats Enriched Wall Street While Mugging Main Street,” says Democrats are at least as culpable for the financial meltdown as Republicans, because it was the Democrats who “delivered” deregulation to Wall Street under President Bill Clinton.
Mad Scramble for Chicago Mayoralty
Prof. Patricia Hill, Professor, of Northeaster Illinois University, says about 50 “alleged candidates” are jockeying for position to replace outgoing mayor Richard Daley, many of them running “phantom campaigns” that will go poof in the night. Hill’s choice is Black lawyer Christopher Cooper.
The best way to carry out a national economic makeover, is to do it all at once, says author Jon Rynn. Sounds like revolution?
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