When Occupy Wall Street began on September 17, the protest consisted of a few hundred people speaking out about corporate greed and inequality. They practiced tai chi in a park near Wall Street, painted homemade signs and discussed what their demands should be.
Now, almost three weeks later, the once-haphazard movement is growing larger and more coordinated. Hundreds of people have been arrested. Large labor [...]
NEW YORK (AP) — The US Postal Service’s Statue of Liberty forever stamp is a wannabe.
The design is not based on the statue in New York Harbor but on a replica outside the New York-New York casino hotel in Las Vegas.
Postal officials say they weren’t aware of that until a stamp expert pointed it out. They say the stamp was designed from [...]
In what can only be described as some surreal witches coven, earlier we had Napoleon Dynamite, Dr. Hashimi, ProAm Golf wannabe Champion Kernen, and of course Russian recovery expert Liesman and Koolaid allergic Santelli all together, and going at each other like rabid dogs. While the sideshow was the completely discredited former Fed governor Mishkin accusing Roubini about 10 times of being depressing, with Roubini [...]