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The Wolfman Institute of Rational Thinking Presents: "Justice for Sale"

~An investigation into how campaign cash is corrupting America's courts~
February 19, 2010
(VIDEO)
http://www.pbs.org/moyers/journal/02192010/watch.html

What has President Barack Obama Done for You Lately?

"Robert P. Watson, Ph.D. Coordinator of American Studies
Lynn University"
Email: rwatson@lynn.edu

State Budget Woes A Drag On Growth, And Will Get Worse

On Friday February 12, 2010, 7:03 pm EST
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/State-Budget-Woes-A-Drag-On-ibd-483598023....
As Washington works to rev up the economy and spur hiring with yet another dose of stimulus, state and local governments are busily applying the fiscal brakes.

Tax hikes, spending cuts and layoffs top the agenda as states continue to wrestle with severe budget crises that largely can't be deferred by borrowing.

El Tiempo: Year-End Numbers Show Toledo’s Economy In A Deepening Crisis

Toledo’s economy continues to struggle mightily, based on year-end numbers released by agencies that assist the unemployed and working poor. But officials on the front lines of the fight against poverty say many families are giving up hope and struggling even more as a result.

Lucas County Job and Family Services (JFS) provided food stamps for more than 87,000 people in 2009, a 16 percent jump in the number of clients compared with 2008. The number of people on Ohio Works First cash assistance also jumped by more than 11 percent in 2009.

Who is Ellie light?...

Unless you've been under a rock all weekend....you know that the internet once again illustrates why the dinosaur media is dying...and why the liberals want to prop up a state media in it's place....

Who is Ellie Light?

That is a question that a number of newspaper editors are now asking themselves. Ellie Light not only seems to be a prolific letter writer, but also a great supporter of President Obama.

http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/2626033/who_is_ellie_light.html...

Obama has suspicious number of letter-writing fans named 'Ellie Light'

Black Swamp Conservancy Partners With Community Foundation to Establish Endowment Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Black Swamp Conservancy Partners With Community Foundation to Establish Endowment Fund
Fund is Part of Conservancy’s Planned Giving Program

Perrysburg, OH (December 23, 2009) Black Swamp Conservancy has established an endowment fund with Toledo Community Foundation.

The fund is known as “Black Swamp Conservancy Endowment Fund.”

Obama wants banks to pay for auto bailout losses

January 14. 2010
Obama wants banks to pay for auto bailout losses
David Shepardson / Detroit News Washington Bureau
http://detnews.com/article/20100114/NATION/1140433
http://wheels.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/01/11/a-spot-of-tea-vs-a-plea-for-m...
The White House wants the nation's largest financial institutions to repay taxpayers for the costs of bailing out banks and automakers.

Under the proposal, the largest 50 banks -- including GMAC Inc. -- would pay $90 billion over 10 years to cover taxpayer losses under the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program.

Stunning Comments from the White House on the Burgeoning Geithner/AIG Scandal

As a follow up to yesterday's explosive news, check out today's an amazing - and hideous - interchange between CNN reporter Ed Henry and White House press secretary Robert Gibbs about new evidence that Tim Geithner's New York Fed instructed AIG to hide information from SEC regulators. (more)

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