America’s 10 largest banks get more from taxpayers than sequester cuts

On March 1, unless something happens inside the Beltway that has not happened in the past five years — compromise and cooperation, President Obama will officially order the “sequestration” — an across-the-board set of budget cuts totaling $1.2 trillion from defense and non-defense spending over the course of the next 10 years. The funny thing […]

Mayor Annise Parker Addresses Houston Housing Crisis

Name: Annise Parker Title: Mayor, City of Houston Why is it important for Houstonians to become  homeowners? Homeownership stabilizes communities by causing a ripple effect through the community back into the housing market and the economy. There is nothing wrong with living in a home as a tenant but if you own that home you […]

Taxes Lower Under Obama Than GOP’s Beloved Ronald Reagan

While Republicans in Congress are blocking every effort put forth by President Obama, they still offer no real alternatives to create jobs and deal with the economic crisis confronting the nation. Currently, House Republicans are blocking the Obama administration’s efforts to promote healthier lunches in school by saying the new rules are too costly. They […]