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Lew: ‘No Evidence Of Anyone In A Political Position’ Targeted Tea Party

Really? The targeted numbers don’t really bear that assertion out. The current scandal has not even touched on abuses of and hold ups of applicants in the 501 c 3 arena.

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WASHINGTON (CBSDC) – “For almost every American family there are scars from the deep recession,” said Secretary Jack Lew Wednesday in an interview with CBS News Anchor Scott Pelley.

Lew, President Obama’s former chief of staff, began his term as Secretary of the Treasury roughly five months ago. In many ways, he has become the Obama administration’s economy point man and wants to keep the economy growing.

“Economics is really a lot of collective psychology,” said Lew. “When people feel better about the future, they act better and the economy picks up. When people worry it also has an effect on the economy.”

The secretary said he has job in Washington and in public policy to make the right decisions.  He said the goal is to keep the economy growing and keep opportunities for the American middle class growing.

Recent data from the Federal Reserve shows the number of part-time…

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Apple’s latest major acquisition: Apple

Good if you are a shareholder. Its not if their cap ex spending is in decline or something.

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Analysts and pundits regularly state that Apple “needs” to use some of its growing cash pile on major acquisitions. Yahoo recently spent $1.1 billion to acquire TumblrGoogle reportedly spent more than $1 billion on its recent Waze buy… where are the massive Apple deals? As Fortune’s Philip Elmer-DeWitt points out, Apple outspent all other major tech companies by a huge margin last quarter on a major acquisition. What did it buy? Apple.

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Detroit bankruptcy filing puts Obama in awkward spot | WashingtonExaminer.com

Detroit bankruptcy filing puts Obama in awkward spot | WashingtonExaminer.com.

Yea, so it happened anyway. Wasn’t there a kinda quid pro quo Michigan would voter for Obama if he would ensure a bailout for Detroit with a wink and nod?. Opps.

“I wasn’t going to let Detroit go bankrupt. Or Toledo go bankrupt. Or Lordstown go bankrupt. I bet on American workers,” Obama said in the final sprint to November’s election.

Sunlen Miller Joins CNN Newsource as National Correspondent

Yea Gdub class of 2003…. Well deserved.

CNN Press Room

Sunlen Miller will join CNN Newsource as a national correspondent based in Washington, D.C., it was announced today by Paul Crum, vice president of news operations, administration and affiliate services for CNN/U.S.

Miller’s extensive on-air, production and written expertise in news and politics, as well as Emmy award-winning coverage of President Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign, will complement CNN Newsource and its offerings for its more than 800 affiliates. Prior to joining CNN Newsource, Miller worked as a White House and Senate reporter for ABC News, where her work was featured on the network’s overnight show “World News Now” and on the network’s website. In a partnership with WJLA, the ABC affiliate in Washington, D.C., she served as a local general assignment reporter on the weekends, covering breaking news stories, as well as feature stories in a top ten market. She also worked as an associate producer of television and radio…

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Tsarnaev makes cover of Rolling Stone, draws outrage, boycotts – Patriot UpdatePatriot Update

Tsarnaev makes cover of Rolling Stone, draws outrage, boycotts – Patriot UpdatePatriot Update.

 

Not a fan so much. The whole rock star thing…. Yea not so good, pretty insulting, but I guess people will read the article now. And that, was the real point of doing something so tasteless.

How to #fail your internship, ‘for reals’

Look, have you ever been a bad intern or had one work for you? I get it. This probably wins the, “did you get fired from your internship this summer list” returning to University in the fall question. But is it a poor reflection of the intern, the producer or the on air talent? I am not really sure, I understand live developing news is among the hardest and most stressful element of the news game, but…. really?

We should also remember this when discussing whether the gov should force private and public employers to pay interns. Just read the lefty zemanta abouts below. Sigh.

 

 

 

 

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