Business

CNBC's Macke Recommends Complete Takeover of General Motors

"Fast Money" panelist says if government won't allow the preferred free-market solution, it should take full federal control instead

Post's Pearlstein: Raising Taxes During Slowdown Not a Bad Thing

Pultizer Prize-winning business columnist tells MSNBC taxpayer money in government hands good for economy.

Financial Times Editor Doubts 'Ripple Effect' of GM Failure

Policymakers insist bailout for automakers necessary, but Francesco Guerrera tells CNBC it's less important than rescuing financial institutions

New York Times 'Hopes' Obama is New Roosevelt

Krugman, business columnist call for 'Franklin Delano Obama' to usher in new, New Deal.

CNBC Contributor Proposes Higher Taxes on Cheap Energy

Mesirow Financial chief economist suggests creating artificial demand for expensive alternative fuels if oil prices drop too low.

New York Times: Proposition 8 Hurts California Business

Newspaper claims shutting down the same-sex weddings will deepen economic crisis, doesn't mention that 'huge' impact is less than three-tenths of a percent of the state's deficit.

NYTimes.com Video: 'Lesson' from 1930s: Government the Solution

Reporters say federal intervention, bailouts were lesson of Great Depression.

CBS Finds Worst-Case Economic Hardship Story; Blames $4 Gas, Bailouts

'Evening News' follows other national media to Elkhart, Ind., where restaurateur is threatened by slowdown.

Dean: DNC Uses Credit Card Data to Predict Votes

Democratic chair says analysts track personal spending to predict voting habits, claims Republicans pioneered tactic.

Dem Congressman: 'Simplistic Notion that People Who Have Wealth are Entitled to Keep It'

Video shows Va. Rep. Moran blasting rich people for having 'an antipathy towards the means of redistributing wealth.'
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