On California's north coast, the sea used to provide many a worker and family a decent living - but no longer.
The Republican attacks on extending the economic stimulus, on universal health care, on climate change legislation and financial reform all make reference to the exploding deficit and to the burden an immense debt may place on succeeding generations.
A Texas theologian challenges the idea that Jesus Christ's teachings must be contorted into support for big business and the "status quo."
Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan Chase are back to the "old normal." Profits are soaring - $3.2 billion and $3.6 billion respectively in the third quarter