Friday, June 01, 2007

Today's News 06-01-07

The Rich Get Richer, The Poor Stay the Same

Clara Jeffery - Mother Jones - Jun 1st, 2007
IF THE $5.15 HOURLY minimum wage had risen at the same rate as CEO compensation since 1990, it would now stand at $23.03 ...more

The CEOs vs the Slaves

Barbara Ehrenreich - AlterNet - Jun 1st, 2007
If the new "top" involves pay in the hundreds of millions, a private jet and a few acres of Nantucket, the new bottom is slavery ...more

Cheney's Deadly Dead Wrongs

John Nichols - The Nation - Jun 1st, 2007
As has been the case throughout his career, Cheney's errors only cost others. So it goes with Dick Cheney. No apologies. No accountability ...more

Holiest Congressman - Musgrave, R-CO

Nick Curran - Radar - Jun 1st, 2007
And according to Musgrave, she has played an important part in narrowing the gap between the federal government and Jesus ...more

Uncovering Truth of Our Disillusion

Marie Cocco - IndyStar - Jun 1st, 2007
It is echoed by Gore, who laments "it is simply no longer possible to ignore the strangeness of our public discourse" ...more

Words in a Time of War

Mark Danner - LA Times - Jun 1st, 2007
A sobering reality check on the Iraq war for an administration that once said it could create reality ...more

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