This week we learned that nothing matters. Nothing. Not unless it's about the Fiscal Cliff. Then it matters. Really, really matters.
Because serious people [more…]
This was a week of election hangovers. Yes, although it's hard to recall, we had an election just last week. And to remind you, especially [more…]
The week of course was dominated by the election. Obama's stunning win has set the pundits alight. That it came highly and accurately anticipated by [more…]
We have already moved on from the Democrats sweeping victory in Tuesday's election. And have no doubt the win was indeed sweeping. [more…]
Well now. There's a thing.
I have spent the day so far corresponding with friends about last night's historic win for Obama and the Democrats. [more…]
Every time you have an occasion to take something from the federal government and send it back to the states, that's the right direction, and [more…]
Dean Baker goes overboard. Well he suggests that Obama is failing to defend Social Security because of his fear of retribution from the policy elite.
This week was dominate by two themes: the continuation of muddle as our economy wallowed along, better but not a whole lot; and the apparent [more…]
I would be remiss if I didn't bring to your attention a press release today from the Labor Department. It announces that it has recalculated [more…]
But on purely humanitarian grounds you have to feel sorry for him. Such is the toxic mix of the Republican platform that in [more…]