DeFazio, Oil, Wall Street, Water

Rep. Peter Defazio

Peter DeFazio is a passionate guy.  The fourth district Congressman has strong feelings about a wide range of subjects, but nothing fires him up quite like the subject of Wall Street. DeFazio's rhetoric and votes have have annoyed finance types for some time, but he really struck a nerve with his (so far unsuccessful) effort during the past couple of years to impose a tax on certain stock ...   More
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 MARK ZUSMAN

Cut of the Day: Serge Severe feat. Luck-One, "Know the Truth"

serge severe

Everybody knows the global economy is fucked right now. And anybody with common sense should be troubled by the great disparity between rich and poor in this country. I had a long conversation about this with a smart friend last night. We were sitting outside Valentine's and he summed it up real well: "I think shit is about to get really weird in this country," he said. "There are just too many ...   More
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 CASEY JARMAN

Peter DeFazio Trashes Cap and Trade at City Club

U.S. Rep Peter DeFazio (D-Springfield) proved something in his speech at Portland City Club today: he ain't Gov. Ted Kulongoski. DeFazio, an 11-term veteran whom political insiders say is still mulling a 2010 run for the position Kulongoski will vacate after next year, eviscerated two of the Democratic governor's top environmental policy iniatives. The answer to global warming, as DeFazio ...   More
Friday, June 19, 2009 NIGEL JAQUISS


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