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No one is to blame

Howard Jones:

Song to a seagull

Joni Mitchell:

Hearts against the wind

J.D. Souther and Linda Ronstadt:

Denmark solar energy

Now that’s how you do it!

Try me again

Linda:

Lion in the winter

Hoyt Axton and Linda Ronstadt:

Heart like a wheel

Linda Ronstadt:

Hot fun in the summertime

Daryl Hall and Sharon Jones (of the Daptones):

BP

So they might not really be banned from federal contracts…

Welfare queens

Go, Alan!

Representative-elect Alan Grayson (D-FL) said Monday that he will put mega-retailer Walmart squarely in his sights during the next Congress for the company’s liberal use of public assistance programs to supplement their workers’ wages.


Speaking to Current TV host Cenk Uygur on Monday’s episode of “The Young Turks,” Grayson called Walmart “the largest recipient of public aid in the country,” saying their low wages force workers to take food stamps, housing assistance and Medicaid just to get by.


“The taxpayer pays for the earned income credit,” he said. “The taxpayer pays for Medicaid. The taxpayer pays for unemployment insurance when they cut hours down. And the taxpayer pays for other forms of public assistance like food stamps. I think the taxpayer is getting fed up of paying these things when, in fact, Walmart could give every employee its got, even the CEO, a 30 percent raise and still be profitable.”

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