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Why Americans Hate Big Business

Bruce Bialosky  Big Business does some things that are utterly necessary in modern society. They build airplanes and cars. They run airlines, phone companies, credit card companies and banks. But there is not a person among us, including employees of big businesses, that has not withered with frustration from confronting these businesses with a problem […] Read More →

The Pandering Hypocrisy of the Supposed Truth-Tellers

Seth Mandel  Glenn Greenwald certainly knows his audience. The writer at the center of the reporting on NSA defector Edward Snowden’s pilfered American security files gave an interview this week to Al-Akhbar, a Beirut-based paper whose pro-Bashar Assad extremism was too much even for Max Blumenthal. But Greenwald has a story to tell and a […] Read More →

Ratings Agency Downgrades U.S. Credit

  Downgraded. Again.� Citing the most recent round of stimulus, the ratings agency Egan-Jones on Friday gave the U.S. a credit rating of AA-, down from its solid AA rating.� Michael Aneiro at Barron�s notes that the downgrade comes three days after Egan-Jones �affirmed its AA rating for the U.S. but warned that further Fed […] Read More →