As Congress becomes swiftly distracted and preoccupied with rearranging the deck chairs on the $700 billion Wall Street bailout package, the stubborn if overlooked gigantic elephant sitting in one of them ain’t budging.
Nicholas F. Benton: Blame Gas Prices On the Banks
The Washington Post and most other Republicans, including presumptive GOP presidential nominee Sen. John McCain, chose to turn their backs on hours of explosive, expert testimony before the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Tuesday that nailed unbridled financial speculation as the root cause of the recent period’s absurd run up in […]
In Wine World, Values Remain Amid Rising Prices
SAN ANTONIO — With talk of recession in the air along with the weakened dollar, rising fuel costs and the troubled housing market, what’s the poor wine drinker to do?
Jim Moran’s News Commentary
Since it was first enacted, the GI Bill of Rights has been wildly successful.
The Peak Oil Crisis: The Last Spiral?
Events are moving faster and faster. Equity markets and the dollar are dropping. Oil, gas, diesel and commodities are surging as the investment of last resort.