Archive for November 30, 2011

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich took aim at President Obama while campaigning in South Carolina, expressing suspicion about his background as a community organizer in Chicago.

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America has a short memory. Well at least Republican‘s do.  They forget how Newt Gingrich was fined over $300,000 by The House Ethics committee for wrong doing.  They forget  Newt’s many marriages and many affairs. They forget that he was once an advocate of Climate Change science, and they forget he just recently ran up a half million dollar tab at Tiffany’s causing much of his campaign staff to quit in disgust. But it’s OK if Republican’s forget, because We will remember each issue for them! Starting Now!

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The latest report from the Treasury Department‘s Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, revealing that 10 of the top U.S. lenders may have illegally foreclosed on up to 5,000 active duty service members. Garofalo points out that “robo-signing” systems made it possible for lenders to approve documents without actually looking at them: “The banks were trying to cut corners on tens of thousands of foreclosures.”

Private employers added over 200,000 jobs in November, Standard and Poors downgraded the biggest banks in the U.S., and according to a study 35 million Americans despise “having to be nice” around the holidays.