By now every American has heard about the “fiscal cliff“, which basically means that if Congress & the President don’t agree on a financial budget before the end of the year that a slew of tax breaks that came in under President Bush goes away and everyone’s taxes will immediately go up, as well as […]

Almost a year ago I wrote a post titled How To Mess Up A Health Care Bill. One of my main points in that post was talking about how people who didn’t get health care coverage yet didn’t qualify for something like Medicaid would end up paying out of pocket costs that they probably couldn’t […]

I have written three times before about the supposed settlement between the federal government and black farmers. The first time I only mentioned it; the second time, about a month later, I reported that they still hadn’t been paid because Congress hadn’t passed a bill approving the payments. The last time I wrote about it, […]

Last December I wrote on Intel being sued by the Federal Trade Commission based on the sweetheart deal Dell was getting for using their chips in Dell computers. The suit against Intel is about to commence, but it seems Dell did a proactive move and decided to settle with the Securities and Exchange Commission to […]

Near the beginning of April I wrote a post about how Black Farmers would be getting restitution from the federal government, finally, many years after they’d lost a lawsuit proving that there had been discriminatory practices. Suffice it to say, just because a lawsuit awards money doesn’t mean that the loser is going to pay. […]

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