A legal brief filed Monday states the administration's opposition to the Defense of Marriage Act. Yet administration lawyers are still defending the law, angering gay-rights groups.
Obama administration officials have been talking up consumer-owned cooperatives. But they might not be big or strong enough to compete.
The decline in Americans' household wealth has led to uncertainty about how strong the economic recovery will be. The uncertainty is visible in the Dow's fluctuations – such as a drop of nearly 200 points Monday morning.
Since the 1930s, consumers have been key to lifting America out of a downturn.
The profits go to the few, and everyone else picks up the tab.