Archive for September 2010

American Greed: Moody's finds that tax cuts make the rich hoard.

A new report from Moody’s Analytics shows that since the late 1980s, tax cuts for the wealthiest of Americans have not spurred spending growth. Will this report crush the GOP’s mainstay line on fiscal issues? The study conducted by Moody’s shows that when tax cuts were implemented for the wealthiest group of Americans that their... Read more »

Will an Israeli power play threaten peace talks?

Israel’s foreign minister has announced the he will attempt to block any extension of the settlement building slowdown in the West Bank. The problem? He could be the cause of derailed peace negotiations that aren’t even officially a week old. Avigdor Lieberman, the hawkish foreign minister of Israel, says he opposes any extension of Israel’s... Read more »

Censored Sex Ads?

In the ongoing battle over Craigslist’s adult services section, some folks see the company shutdown of the section as a ploy. Others see it as a measure designed to fight back against the iron fist of government harassment. State attorneys general have been battling Craigslist for years its adult classifieds section, and recently the website... Read more »