Posts Tagged ‘Economy’

According to a Washington Post/ABC News poll conducted March 26 – 29, 2009, 66% of Americans approve of President Obama’s handling of his new job. Twenty-nine percent disapprove of the president. Although only 42% believe the country is headed in the right direction, that’s a huge increase in confidence — just 16% believed we were headed […]

We love President Obama, but we don’t believe this particular fight is necessarily worth it. The president expressed outrage Monday after learning mega-insurer AIG is planning to honor 2008 bonus contracts for key employees…to the tune of $165 million. AIG received $170 billion in bailout money from the government…from U.S. taxpayers. We understand President Obama’s […]

    The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People filed separate lawsuits today in the U.S. district court in Los Angeles against mortgage lenders Wells Fargo and HSBC, alleging “systematic, institutionalized racism” in sub-prime mortage lending to African-American borrowers. The suit further asserts African-American borrowers were 30% more likely to be granted mortgage […]

In his weekly address, President Obama talked about how his budget plan fulfills his campaign promises: greater focus on education and clean energy, fiscal responsibility, healthcare reform, and fair taxation. He also acknowledged that there are many ready for a fight to block his agenda. To those folks and factions, he stated, “So am I.” […]

According to the Southern Poverty Law Center’s special report The Year in Hate, released yesterday, hate groups are growing in America — up 4% from 888 to 926 identified groups in 2008; and up 54% since 2000. Most of these extremist groups claim Obama’s historic election, the foundering economy, and immigration help grow their movement. […]