senators quietly do NRA's bidding in spending bill ~ Unnamed senators have "quietly" slipped anti-gun-control measures into a spending bill. The ideas aren't new, they're tough to defend, and worse for gun reform, they appear likely to pass. maddowblog.msnbc....
The 8 Most Overpaid CEOs - #1 Cisco Systems, 18.8 million salary while stocks fell 31.4%
David Stockman on Crony Capitalism by BillMoyers.com. Stockman shares details on how the courtship of politics and high finance have turned our economy into a private club that rewards the super-rich and corporations, leaving average Americans wondering how it could happen and who’s really in charge.
Darrell Issa is among those Republican's asking if we are better off too. Issa was already the richest member of the House in 2008, when his net worth was between $164,650,039 and $337,400,002. By 2010, his net worth increased to a mind boggling $195,400,035 to $700,850,000.