mortgage meltdown

Tuesday: Burned

Michael Kanellos/CNET: Will taxes halt Calif.'s solar thermal ambitions?
The House of Representatives passed a bill that would provide $21 billion in tax credits to the renewable industry and require utilities to increase their renewable portfolios to 15 percent. The Senate, however, rejected it, putting the credits in limbo.
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Interest rate 'freeze' - the real story is fraud [h/t to susie dow]
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Hoover's Horrors in the Senate present themselves as standing on a particular set of values. Kinda hard to do when those "values" are shadows on quicksand.