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Starbucks CEO: We won't cut benefits because of Obamacare

Starbucks CEO: We won't cut benefits because of Obamacare
http://money.cnn.com/2013/08/27/news/companies/starbucks-obamacare-schul...
"It's not about the law. It's about responsibility we have to the people who do work and who represent us," Schultz told CNN on Tuesday.

America’s Gilded Capital

Moyer's and Company
America’s Gilded Capital
August 23, 2013
Bill talks with author and New York Times journalist Mark Leibovich about his latest book, This Town, in which he writes that money rules D.C., and status is determined by who you know and what they can do for you.
http://billmoyers.com/episode/full-show-mark-leibovich-on-americas-gilde...

3.1 GW Of Fossil Fuel Power Plants To Be Shut Down In Germany — No Longer Competitive

3.1 GW Of Fossil Fuel Power Plants To Be Shut Down In Germany — No Longer Competitive
http://cleantechnica.com/2013/08/18/3-1-gw-of-fossil-fuel-power-plants-t...
Quote from article:
"RWE has announced in their latest report on their first six months results (press release in German) that they plan to take 3.1 GW of fossil fuel generating capacity off the market.

Gary Shores and Harvey Steele WKKO-FM 99.9 5-to-10 a.m. remains No. 1. in Arbitron

Toledo Blade
August 18. 2013
Now Hear This: Area morning radio ratings show clear winners, trends
Read more at http://www.toledoblade.com/TV-Radio/2013/08/18/Now-Hear-This-Area-mornin...
My take from the article:
Gary Shores and Harvey Steele. WKKO-FM 99.9’s 5-to-10 a.m. remains No. 1. in Arbitron.

Encore: Taming Capitalism Run Wild

Encore: Taming Capitalism Run Wild
In an encore broadcast, Economist Richard Wolff joins Bill to shine light on the disaster left behind in capitalism’s wake, and to discuss the fight for economic justice, including a fair minimum wage. A Professor of Economics Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, and currently Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School, Wolff has written many books on the effects of rampant capitalism, including Capitalism Hits the Fan: The Global Economic Meltdown and What to Do About It.

Conservatives Used to Mock Ayn Rand -- How Did She Become a Hero to Right-Wing Nerds Everywhere?

Conservatives Used to Mock Ayn Rand -- How Did She Become a Hero to Right-Wing Nerds Everywhere?
http://www.alternet.org/conservatives-used-mock-ayn-rand-how-did-she-bec...

"Today's doltish conservatives, like Paul Ryan, worship her. But their forebears called Rand's work "preposterous"

First there was Ayn Rand and the prophecy of atlas shrugged. Now we have the true reality: ELYSIUM

Unions, others protest ALEC conference in Chicago


Protesters stage a "die-in" Wednesday at the Palmer House in Chicago. (Photo Cathy Sherwin/AFL-CIO)
http://voices.suntimes.com/early-and-often/backtalk/unions-others-protes...

ALEC at 40: Turning Back the Clock on Prosperity and Progress
http://www.prwatch.org/news/2013/08/12205/alec-40-turning-back-clock-pro...

Neff faces charges

Toledo Blade
August 6, 2013
Neff faces charges after arrested with prescription pills and concealed handgun
http://www.toledoblade.com/Courts/2013/08/06/Troy-Neff-faces-charges-aft...

Toledo Free Press
March 21st, 2013
Neff back on radio — sober, more open than ever
http://www.toledofreepress.com/2013/03/21/troy-neff-back-on-radio-%E2%80...

Koch Brothers Exposed !

The 2014 Chevy Impala Is a Game-Changer

The 2014 Chevy Impala Is a Game-Changer
http://www.dailyfinance.com/2013/08/03/the-2014-chevy-impala-is-a-game-c...

Consumer Reports calls the 2014 Chevrolet Impala the best in its class, the best sedan you can buy and says the mid-priced car is better than some luxury sedans that cost far more.

Chris Christie Hits Back At Rand Paul Remark On Sandy Aid

Chris Christie Hits Back At Rand Paul Remark On Sandy Aid
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/30/chris-christie-rand-paul_n_3677...
Quote:
"I find it interesting that Sen. Paul is accusing us of having a "Gimme, gimme, gimme" attitude toward federal spending when in fact New Jersey is a donor state and we get 61 cents back on every dollar we send to Washington. Interestingly, Kentucky gets $1.51 on every dollar they send to Washington," he said.

Most Red States Take More Money From Washington Than They Put In

The Sheryl Underwood show comes to Toledo Radio!

The Sheryl Underwood radio show comes to WJUC-FM, 107.3 (The Juice). Starting this Friday Sheryl Underwood in the Afternoon will broadcast live from 3 to 7 p.m. Weekdays. Four hours of talk and music. If you miss her in the afternoons, Underwood will be on the syndicated morning program The Steve Harvey Show, which airs from 6 to 10 a.m. weekdays on 107.3. For the complete article read Wednesday's Toledo Blade, "Popular radio host hits local airwaves" http://www.toledoblade.com/Peach/2013/07/31/Popular-radio-host-hits-loca...

A Bankrupt Detroit is the GOP model for America

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Is Detroit's Bankruptcy Really a Feeding Frenzy for Privatization?

Is Detroit's Bankruptcy Really a Feeding Frenzy for Privatization?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=jHI_TnmYBQQ

TAFTA & TPP...Corporate Power Tools of the 1%

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Walmart: The High Cost Of Low Prices

Ralph Nader on the state of America

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Jeep leads list of 25 most 'patriotic' brands

Jeep leads list of 25 most 'patriotic' brands
http://www.freep.com/article/20130702/BUSINESS0103/307020048/
Survey of 4,500 consumers by Brand Keys lists the Jeep as one of two top patriotic brands out of 197 companies.

Chrysler sales jump 8% in June
http://www.freep.com/article/20130702/BUSINESS01/307020044/June-auto-sales

Great news for Toledo!

Brian Wilson's new Career!

Welcome to the Libertas Media Project ! Two questions: Who funds it? How large is his internet audience? http://libertasmediaproject.com/about.html

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