Quiznos preparing to file for bankruptcy protection – Denver Post

Denver PostQuiznos. A Quiznos Spicy Pulled Pork sandwich (Andy Cross, The Denver Post). Denver-based Quiznos is headed for its second major financial restructuring in two years as the sub sandwich…

Italy’s Baa2 Outlook Changed to Stable from Negative by Moody’s – Businessweek

BusinessweekItaly’s credit rating outlook was changed to stable from negative by Moody’s Investors Service, which cited the government’s financial strength and reduction of risks from contingent liabilities. Moody’s also affirmed…

Treasuries Rise as Letta Resignation in Italy Drives Safety Bid – Bloomberg

BloombergTreasuries rose for a second day after Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta said he plans to quit, spurring investor appetite for the relative safety of U.S. debt. It will now…

Done deal: Masahiro Tanaka to Yankees for $155 million – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMasahiro Tanaka is headed to the New York Yankees, who are once again spending money with the determination of years past. Tanaka, the prize of this winter’s free agent…

Salmond’s delight as UK promises to pay Scotland’s debts – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukAlex Salmond has welcomed the announcement that Britain will guarantee Scotland’s debts if the country becomes independent, saying it strengthens his hand in negotiations. The Treasury would continue to honour…

No Black-Owned TV Stations In America Anymore In 2013

“No Black-Owned TV Stations In America Anymore In 2013.” That title is true, and comes from the Freepress.org work called “A Sorry Moment in the History of American Media.” It…

Russia reaches deal with Ukraine on $15 billion bailout – Reuters

ReutersMOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia threw Ukraine an economic lifeline on Tuesday, agreeing to buy $15 billion of Ukrainian debt and to reduce the price its cash-strapped neighbor pays for vital…

Media Pro: Time Inc.’s Ripp says ‘debt is good!’ – Capital New York

Media Pro: Time Inc.’s Ripp says ‘debt is good!’Capital New YorkYou’re about to read Capital New York’s morning media email newsletter. It comes to your inbox every weekday morning at…

San Francisco housing dreams haunted by debt – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleBut in San Francisco’s housing market, winning the lottery isn’t always enough – even when homeless families are given the chance at a permanent space, debt and other…

Jimmy Kimmel’s “Kill All The People In China” Skit Uproar Is Silly

Jimmy Kimmel unleashed a skit featuring kids, and in the mode of the AT&T commercials where kids say the darnedest things, and in it, one kid did say a darnedest…

The High Cost Of College In America: An Infographic

College is expensive, and now more than ever. Of course, we all know that, but the infographic you’re about to see really causes the problem to be pushed right into…

White House Press Secretary Briefing, Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release October 16, 2013 PRESS BRIEFING BY PRESS SECRETARY JAY CARNEY James S. Brady Press Briefing Room *See insert below…

Van Jones Beats Ted Cruz On Obamacare On CNN’s Crossfire

Van Jones beats Ted Cruz on Crossfire? True. Van Jones, who’s a well-known name in Oakland, having co-founded three Oakland and San Francisco Bay Area non-profits the Ella Baker Center…

President Obama Press Conference On Government Shutdown: Transcript

President Barack Obama said that he had a chance to speak with House Speaker John Boehner Tuesday morning and said “and I told him what I’ve been saying publicly, that…

Government Shutdown Day 3: White House Press Conference Transcript

This is a transcript of the White House Press Conference with Obama Press Secretary Jay Carney, held on October 3rd, the third day of the Government Shutdown. THE WHITE HOUSE…

President’s Meeting With Congressional Leadership: White House Note

This was sent from The White House at 8:04 PM EST and concerns President Obama’s meeting with Congressional Leadership on the Government Shutdown: Readout of the President’s Meeting with Congressional…

White House Press Conference Transcript On Government Shutdown Day One

This White House Press Conference Transcript came from the White House at 7:51 PM EST Wednesday, October 2nd, the first full day of the Government Shutdown. THE WHITE HOUSE Office…

President Obama On College Affordability At Buffalo, NY

This transcript came from The White House Press Office 25 minutes ago: REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON COLLEGE AFFORDABILITY State University of New York Buffalo Buffalo, New York 11:23 A.M.…

Judge Kathleen McHugh Jails Chad Johnson For Butt-Slap: Social Media Erupts

Judge Kathleen “Katie” McHugh, the newly elected Broward County Judge who beat the politically connected Illene Lieberman and Garrett Michael Berman and Robert Abraham Jakovich in the 2012 election for…

Pro Football Weekly, $8.5 Million In Debt, Ends Business

Pro Football Weekly. After 46 years, Pro Football Weekly has published its last issue. The publication I read religiously when I was a teenager, and because it had the only…

LA NFL Stadium Financials: Error In Report To City Of LA Causes Bad News

The LA NFL Stadium issue, where AEG is negotiating to build a new stadium and convention hall and bring a new NFL team to Los Angeles, seemed to turn negative…

Chevron Ecuador: International Court Finds Ecuador Violating World Law

Ecuador’s never good at listening, preferring to march against the World, and to the beat of its own, corrupt, legal drum. That habit caught up to the country in the…

Ray Lewis: Super Bowl Media Attack Unfair

Ray Lewis should be allowed to bask in the glory that comes with being a 17-year star middle linebacker in the National Football League. Lewis, rightfully called one of the…

Obama And Biden Focus On Guns, Fiscal Cliff At Press Conference

On Wednesday morning, President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden appeared before the nation to announce their intent to do something to curb the use of assault weapons as a…

President Obama Can Halt Military Sequestration, FYI SE Cupp

Note to conservatives and to Senator John McCain: President Obama can halt sequestration. It’s amazing how many times members of the media and even Congress prove that they don’t read…

President Obama David Letterman Infomercial A Home Run

Wow! How about the incredible infomercial David Letterman gave President Obama, last night? The Late Show With David Letterman stretched from 11:30 EST to 12:37 EST, running a full seven…

Chevron Fires Ogilvy And Felipe Benitez For Consulting To Amazon Watch; Benitez Worked With Ecuador Too

The latest Chevron Ecuador news is that Chevron fired its $600,000 lobbyist Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide, after it was revealed that Felipe Benitez, a relatively new Ogilvy Account Director, gave…

Oakland Mayor Quan, Barbara Parker Let Warriors Plan Move To SF While Owing $95 Mil

Warriors planning move to San Francisco from Oakland. This is the kind of thing John Russo would have worked to prevent if he were City Attorney: The Golden State Warriors,…

Are you a tech junkie? When digitial and media collecting becomes digital hoarding

Melinda Beck, a journalist with welcomed me as a psychological expert and contributor to her article,   The speed at which the technology industry is infiltrating our lives is taking…

Ron Paul Says Rick Santorum Can’t Beat Obama

Count on Texas Congressman and GOP Presidential Candidate to tell it like it is. On CNN’s State Of The Union, in an interview with Candy Crowley, Congressman Paul was asked…

President Obama’s Nationalist State Of The Union Speech

President Obama’s State Of The Union Speech was an address that, like the one last month in Kansas, was focused on restoring America’s Economy via not just government investment, but…

Osawatomie, Kansas: President Obama’s Best Speech In 2011

What will be called the Osawatomie Speech, for President Teddy Roosevelt’s famous speech at the same place calling for a stronger role for the American Government in the American Economy,…

European Central Bank Cuts Int Rate, Europe Debt Crisis Hurts Airlines

Twitter is on fire with the news that the European Central Bank cut it’s key interest rate a quarter-point to 1 percent. The action is certainly one that signals clear…

S&P Blames GOP For U.S. Credit Problem, Associated Press, Politico Cover It Up

The Standard & Poors’ rating agency decision to reduce the United States’ long term debt from AAA to AA+ was explained in a press release that specifically mentioned “the majority…

Standard And Poors Blames U.S. Credit Rating Reduction On Republicans

“Standard And Poors Blames U.S. Credit Rating Reduction On Republicans.” The title above may upset some conservatives and of course those who consider themselves Republican, but it’s true. Standard And…