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Jan 30

The 1 Percent Candidate

The 1 Percent Candidate There’s a secretive effort by mega-rich Wall Street titans to place a presidential candidate on the ballot in November. By Peter Hart Think big money and Wall Street have too much influence over national politics? Not to worry: A third-party presidential candidate bankrolled by hedge funds will fix all of that. …

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Dec 13

Influence Peddler for President

Gingrich, his lawyers, and his staff adamantly insist that it’s rude and crude to call him a lobbyist. By Jim Hightower Mea culpa, I misspoke, my bad. I stand corrected. I have called Newt Gingrich a lobbyist. Apparently, he hates that tag, even though he has indeed gotten very wealthy by taking big bucks from …

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Nov 16

Newt for President?

By Jan Shedd Bag 1 Freddie Mac is one of the wildly corrupt government-subsidized lenders responsible for igniting our current economic woes.  In 2004, President (GW) Bush correctly diagnosed its problem as a serious lack of oversight, and tried to pass some reforms.  The Democrats in Congress blocked it (naturally). In 2006, John McCain warned …

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Jan 20

Former president fingers Williams for Senate

Ex-President George H.W. Bush has given his blessing to businessman and past Texas Secretary of State Roger Williams to fill the coming vacancy when Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson retires in 2012. Bush was not sparing in his praise. “Roger Williams is a good man, a wonderful friend and an accomplished business leader who still understands …

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