Tag Archives: Corporate Greed

Corporations vs You

Leslie Stahl of CBS reports how U.S. corporations are cutting their tax bills by moving business overseas. “That bundle is tax money not coming in to the IRS from American corporations. One major way they avoid paying the tax man … Continue reading

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GOP Rep. Joe Barton apologizes to BP

Joe Barton (R-TX) was on the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee yesterday when BP officials appeared in Congress. Barton made the following remarks to the BP company. I think it is a tragedy of the first proportion that a private … Continue reading

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Jack Abramoff Out of the Joint

Jack Abramoff, disgraced former lobbyist, was transferred Tuesday from prison to a Maryland halfway house to serve out the remainder of his sentence. [CREW] He is scheduled for release on December 4. Abramoff, once a high-rolling Republican lobbyist, pleaded guilty … Continue reading

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Drill, Baby, Drill

Photo: A view of the oil slick from space by NASA on May 24, 2010. The Deepwater Horizon BP oil spill is the biggest environmental disaster in U.S. history. It is an oil gusher from the sea floor of the … Continue reading

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Deregulation of Oil Drilling

From a number of perspectives the governmental approach of deregulation of industries doesn’t work. The oil industry is supposed to be regulated by Minerals Management Service (MMS). Last Wednesday a Coast Guard Captain asked a regional supervisor, federal regulator: It’s … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast Oil Spill

Is off-shore drilling for oil worth it? I have my doubts. The oil from the BP spill is now onshore leaving much devastation in it’s wake. Wildlife killed indiscriminately. Nature’s food chain broken, perhaps irrevocably. The fishing industry along the … Continue reading

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Free showing of Capitalism: A Love Story in Pahrump

Citizens of Pahrump will be treated to a free showing of Michael Moore’s new documentary Capitalism: A Love Story. Capitalism: A Love Story is a 2009 American documentary film directed, written by and starring Michael Moore. The film centers on … Continue reading

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Capitalism and Greed

Yesterday I watched Capitalism: A Love Story again. It is the production of Michael Moore, the acclaimed conservative film maker. (Yes, I know he is not really an “acclaimed conservative film maker.”) I had watched the movie/documentary when it first … Continue reading

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Bank of America to end debit overdraft fees

Bank of America announced it will end overdraft fees on debit cards this summer, a move that will cost the bank a large amount of revenue and pressure others to follow suit. Customers who don’t have enough cash in their … Continue reading

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Health Insurance Industry push back on attacks

Robert Zirkelbach, a spokesman for America’s Health Insurance Plans, said insurance industry workers “do not deserve to be vilified for political purposes. … For every dollar spent on health care in America, less than one penny goes toward health plan … Continue reading

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