But the latest New York Times/CBS News poll shows something that is a troublesome sign for the White House. Only 30 percent of Americans believe that the president “cares a lot” about “the needs and problems of people” like themselves. Just two months ago, 38 percent of Americans felt the president cared “a lot.” It’s also a huge drop from the 54 percent of Americans who felt that way shortly after the president took office in 2009. This drop is especially poignant because the question of “who cares about people like me” has always been a particular strength for President Obama.
On fifth anniversary of Wall Street crash, Obama tries the Big Lie technique
17 September 2013
On Monday, US President Barack Obama marked the fifth anniversary of the Wall Street crash of September 15, 2008 with a White House speech that only underscored the unbridgeable chasm that separates the entire political establishment from the broad mass of working people.
Forbes magazine reported that the wealth of the 400 richest Americans had climbed to $2 trillion, a jump from $1.7 trillion in 2012.
Mrs. Feinstein's intervention on behalf of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. was unusual: the California Democrat isn't a member of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs with jurisdiction over FDIC; and the agency is supposed to operate from money it raises from bank-paid insurance payments - not direct federal dollars.
unfortunately this is only one of the many “DEALS” Feinstein and her husband, Richard C. Blum have looted off of.
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