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Tracie McMillian, victim # 2, Rush needs to go NOW.


Snip< "What he was saying about me was completely unconscionable and sexist," said McMillan, 35, a Holly native, of Limbaugh calling her an "authorette" and overeducated" while discussing her new book "The American Way of Eating."



Snip < During his comments on-air, Limbaugh stated, "What is it with all of these young single white women, overeducated -- doesn't mean intelligent," according to show transcript.




http://www.mlive.com/news/flint/index.ssf/2012/03/holly_native_tracie_mcmillan_c.html

Quicken Loans pulls ads from Rush Limbaugh show

Source: Detroit News

Snip < "Due to Rush Limbaugh's continued inflammatory comments — along with the valuable feedback we have received from our clients and team members — Quicken Loans has suspended all advertising on The Rush Limbaugh radio program," a Quicken Loans spokeswoman said Friday in an email.





Read more: http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20120302/NATION/203020437/Quicken-Loans-pulls-ads-from-Rush-Limbaugh-show?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE



Please let this story have legs.

Bank of America considers checking account fee revamp

Source: Reuters

Snip< Bank of America Corp is planning to introduce a monthly fee for its customers holding checking accounts unless they agree to bank online, buy more products or maintain certain balances, the Wall Street Journal said.


Snip< The options being tested include monthly charges of $9, $12, $15 and $25 but give customers opportunities to avoid the payments by maintaining minimum balances, using a credit card or taking a mortgage with the bank, the Journal said, citing a memo distributed to employees.

Read more: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/bank-america-considers-checking-account-062154199.html



I think this might be the ending of this Greedy corporation. 9, 12, 15 and 25, Really?

Stocks open higher; Dow edges above 13,000 mark


Snip< The Dow Jones industrial average pushed above 13,000 in morning trading Friday after a measure of consumer sentiment came in stronger than analysts had expected.



Snip< The Dow rose 28 points to 13,011. That's an increase of 0.2 percent. United Technologies Corp. is the average's leading stock, up nearly 1 percent.






http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20120224/BIZ/202240413/1361/Stocks-open-higher--Dow-edges-above-13-000-mark

AIG posts huge 4th-quarter profit on tax benefit


Snip< Bailed-out insurer American International Group reported a $19.8 billion profit for the fourth quarter, after an accounting change that allowed the company to record an enormous one-time benefit.



Snip< Some of the allowance, related to the company's life insurance business, was not released, a determination that future profits are not as immediately certain there. It may still be released in the future, though, which would again add to the company's bottom line.




http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/02/23/us-aig-idUSTRE81M21E20120223

Arizona sheriff quits Romney campaign amid accusations




Snip< PHOENIX (Reuters) - A local sheriff resigned as a co-chair of Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's campaign in Arizona on Saturday after he was accused of threatening a former male lover with deportation to Mexico if he talked about their relationship.




Snip < Babeu acknowledged at a press conference on Saturday that he is gay and that he had a personal relationship with the man making the allegations, whom he identified only as "Jose."






http://news.yahoo.com/arizona-sheriff-quits-romney-campaign-amid-accusations-021441912.html

Being a pill about the pill? Santorum vs US views


Snip < WASHINGTON (AP) -- Most Americans don't share Rick Santorum's absolutist take on abortion. He's out of step on women in combat. He questions the values of the two-thirds of mothers who work. He's even troubled by something as commonplace as birth control - for married couples.


Snip< Birth control, even within marriage, violates his beliefs as a Roman Catholic. Last year Santorum told the Christian blog Caffeinated Thoughts that as president he would warn the nation about "the dangers of contraception" and the permissive culture it encourages. "Many of Christian faith have said, `Well, that's OK. Contraception is OK,'" he said. "It's not OK. It's a license to do things in the sexual realm that is counter to how things are supposed to be. ... If it's not for purposes of procreation, then you diminish this very special bond between men and women."



From the Tampa Bay times.



http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SANTORUM_OUT_OF_STEP?SITE=FLPET&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT





No way does this nut job get the majority of the swing vote.

Rick Santorum’s mysterious, paradoxical manifesto, ‘It Takes a Family’: Character Sketch

Snip< Rick Santorum, who should be basking in his sudden star turn as the poll-vaulting anti-Romney, is the latest author to pay a political price for his literary ambitions. Making the rounds of last Sunday morning's talk shows, the former Pennsylvania senator came under fire for his unflattering comments about "radical feminists" in his half-forgotten 2005 book, It Takes a Family: Conservatism and the Common Good. On "Meet the Press," host David Gregory challenged Santorum to defend his book's claim, "The radical feminists succeeded in undermining the traditional family and convincing women that professional accomplishments are the key to happiness." Rather than try to justify his implicit critique of women of childbearing years finding fulfillment in the workplace, Santorum vaguely affirmed a woman's right to choose her career and gallantly insisted that "the section was written in large part in cooperation" with his (non-working) wife, Karen.



http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/rick-santorum-mysterious-paradoxical-manifesto-takes-family-character-122819958.html





Now the radical feminists are a threat to the family just like they say Gays are a threat. Come right out and say it Ricky, only straight white folks are traditional family.

GM to move all salaried workers to 401K plans

Snip < General Motors Co. is eliminating traditional pensions for all U.S. salaried employees, but the automaker is softening the blow by giving all salaried workers an extra week of vacation.



Snip < Starting Oct. 1, the approximately 19,000 U.S. salaried employees hired before 2001 will be moved to that plan as well. However, they will retain the traditional pension benefits they earned up to that date.




http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20120215/AUTO0103/202150397/GM-move-all-salaried-workers-401-k-plans?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

Bank of American Downgraded


Snip < A Citi analyst on Tuesday lowered his investment rating on Bank of America Corp. after a recent rise in the company's share price, saying he believes other analysts are too optimistic in predicting profit growth over the next two years.









http://news.yahoo.com/bank-america-downgraded-160115722.html
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