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CD099: April Takes a Turn

Medicare, cybersecurity, favors for banks, mortgages, IRS bullying, a tax cut for the rich, and a couple of good ideas are highlighted from the law and bills that passed Congress in April.

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CD077: The May Bills

In this episode, we look at a bill that furthers the “new normal” in Africa, a bill that sanctions Venezuela, a banking bill, a charter school bill, some silly bills that won’t become law, and a few Presidential declarations. Continue reading

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CD075: The April Bills

This episode highlights the bills that passed the House of Representatives in April including a bill that makes it tougher for wage slaves to get health insurance, a bill that gives away weapons to other countries, a bill written for the banks that lets them gamble with risky financial products, and more. Continue reading

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CD051: Expand Bank Bailouts

The House passed a bill this week that would expand the number of banks that will be eligible for government bailouts and eliminated rules to prevent the banks from making really risky bets with our money. Continue reading

Three Bills For Wall Street

The House passed three bills this week that benefit Wall Street, dismantle Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform, and make it harder for the Wall Street police to do their jobs. Continue reading

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CD018: The Ryan Budget

Low-lights of the Ryan budget are described after we run down the bills passed by the House this week. We also look into an eighteen-year emergency continued this week by President Obama. Continue reading

CD007: The Realities of Solar Power

Doing nothing, literally, is planned until 12/28 and a special guest helps filter fact from fiction in regards to solar power. Continue reading