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John McCain and Mitt Romney share a secret. It's 23 years of Mitt's tax returns. Mitt gave them to McCain in 2008 when McCain, then the GOP presidential nominee, was vetting VP candidates. This time around, Mitt has won the GOP nomination, but now he's hiding those...

Bankers love to recount the fabled story of the invisible hand. In their version, the superhero Invisible Hand effectively controls the market, thoroughly trust-busting and fraud-forestalling. Everyone lives happily ever after. Truth be told, however, the tale of the invisible hand is a horror story. The...

The United Steelworkers would not take "shut" for an answer. Steelworkers demonstrated, petitioned, held press conferences, conducted candlelight vigils, demanded studies, pestered lawmakers, organized meetings and ultimately helped save about 1,200 good-paying refinery jobs, create 1,000 construction jobs and produce 200 new permanent jobs. Those jobs are...

America commemorates its Independence Day this week with food, festivity and fireworks. To supply these events, Mitt Romney recommends: Buy foreign.   Americans naturally think the patriotic choice would be to buy American. But for Romney, capitalism trumps patriotism. Romney goes where the money is. He made...

The Romney v. Obama economic smack down in Ohio last Thursday failed to deliver half the punch of remarks the men made earlier in the week. President Obama said the nation must focus on the public sector, which continues to lay off thousands of teachers, cops...

Over the years, China exported all sorts of toxic, dangerous and killer products to the United States. There was the tainted made-in-China Heparin blood thinner that killed more than 100 Americans. There were the recalled made-in-China toys, jewelry and clothing fasteners containing toxic levels of lead....

Mitt Romney made a boatload of money for himself and his fellow fat cats. No doubt about it. Billions. But he made it the way Americans hate most – Wall Street style wheeling and dealing. Americans hate it because when all that scheming went bad, when...

At Citigroup, shareholders had their say on CEO pay -- and they yelled, "No damn way!" Concerted action by shareholders, workers and public interest groups compelled corporate change in several other cases this spring as well. At least three CEOs resigned. Executives truncated one shareholder meeting to 12 minutes....

"What's it all about, Romney? Is it just for the moment we live? What's it all about when you sort it out, Romney? Are we meant to take more than we give. . ."~With apologies to Burt Bacharach and Hal David who wrote the original song, "Alfie" As Mitt Romney laughs while "apologizing"...

In a famous Laugh In sketch, Lily Tomlin, playing arrogant operator Ernestine, telephones a customer to demand payment of $23.64 for three calls to Topeka and threatens to send a burly serviceman to the customer's house to rip his phone out of the wall if he doesn't pay. Ernestine...