Day: August 16, 2011

Party Crashers All the Rage, Aren’t All the Same

Congressional job approval is at an all-time low, and there’s no shortage of anger aimed at the Beltway. There’s also no shortage of people looking to take advantage of the unpopularity of both Republicans and Democrats. On the surface, Americans Elect, No Labels and Ruck.us might look like similar groups, complaining about hyper-partisanship and gridlock …

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Starbucks CEO to Businesses: Boycott Political Campaign Donations Until Deficit Deal Reached

Starbucks CEO and Chairman Howard Schultz’s political campaign donation boycott is picking up steam after two Wall Street CEOs endorsed the pledge agreeing that bipartisan leadership is lacking in America. Yesterday Schultz sent a letter to business leaders announcing two major endorsements: NASDAQ OMX Group CEO Bob Greifeld and NYSE Euronext CEO Duncan Niederauer. A …

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