Opposition to an otherwise innocuous reauthorization bill from the FAA is showing up around the web.

UPS is being accused of lobbying Congress for a government bailout. Much of the backlash seems to have been scared up by FedEx, which launched a multi-million-dollar online campaign last month, backed by a website called BrownBailout.com



Winning brings winning, which increases popularity.

Mr. Obama won on more than health care; he won on the stimulus package and the Detroit bailout. And yet his poll numbers continue to float downward. He is not more loved with victory.


European leaders meet in Brussels today amid growing fears that Spain, Europe’s fifth-largest economy, is preparing to ask for a bailout which would dwarf the ‚¬110bn (90bn) rescue plan for Greece.


Uncle Sam gave GM $49.5 billion last summer in aid to finance its bankruptcy.So when Mr.

Whitacre publishes a column with the headline, “The GM Bailout: Paid Back in Full,” most ordinary mortals unfamiliar with bailout minutia would assume that he is alluding to the entire $49.5 billion. That, however, is far from the case.


US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told lawmakers Wednesday he acted properly in the 2008 bailout of AIG and the subsequent disclosure of payouts from the insurance giant to major banks.

Geithner said the actions were aimed at financial stability and that authorities “did not act to help foreign banks.”


The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, then led by Timothy Geithner, told American International Group Inc. to withhold details from the public about the bailed-out insurers payments to banks during the depths of the financial crisis, e-mails between the company and its regulator show. …