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President Obama and the Dems in congress may very well be the worst negotiators the country has ever seen. I'll bet many of them own used cars that were only driven by little old ladies on Sundays, ...
by pollwatcher
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 11:43 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
What is sequester? It is an order by the president to the treasury secretary to take money already approved and appropriated by congress, separate it from the general funds, lock it up and, prevent ...
by Craig Hardegree
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Mar 03, 2013 at 04:32 PM PST with 33 Recommends
This Morning Speaker Boehner painted a false picture, that the 2012 year-end Tax increases on the Rich, were done to "finance Obama health care program" ... Speaker Says a Broad Budget Deal Is ...
by jamess
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Mar 03, 2013 at 10:11 AM PST with 15 Recommends
I'm gonna keep this one short and sweet. $600 billion in revenue via tax hikes. $1.2 trillion in spending cuts via sequester. Didn't the Republicans just win, big? Those who claimed we won with ...
by Vespertine
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Mar 02, 2013 at 10:37 AM PST with 1 Recommend
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by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Mar 01, 2013 at 06:50 AM PST with 35 Recommends
Douglas Holtz-Eakin is everywhere. This week, the conservative economist and former director of the Congressional Budget Office co-authored a widely read--...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Feb 24, 2013 at 12:04 PM PST with 11 Recommends
If you are going to be the lead investigator in the Oscar Pistorius murder...don't commit a murder yourself. It doesn't help to tell the the Grand Jury..."that's how I would have done it"...because ...
by PoliticalPizza
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 08:07 AM PST with 4 Recommends
I own a small business. Over the past four years we have seen no recovery. Sales are off 55% from 2007. Sales seemed to have reached a bottom about two years ago . Then in 2012 we slipped another 10%
by Dburn
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 04:11 AM PST with 9 Recommends
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Feb 13, 2013 at 11:59 AM PST with 33 Recommends
Crossposted from http://leftbankblog.org I'm amazed that, in both parties, there are so many people who believe that our financial crisis was caused by debt and the deficit (which has shrunk in ...
by Beartooth Bronsky
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Feb 08, 2013 at 03:02 PM PST with 24 Recommends
All along, the real danger of the so-called " ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 11:58 AM PST with 9 Recommends
I need to get these notes down on record before I go on what may later look like an incoherent rant, because I'm so sick and tired of the lying austerian liars and the faux experts who they use as ...
by aguadito
Comment Count 125 comments on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 10:23 AM PST with 98 Recommends
For those who rather avoid the worst of the anticipated Austerity procedures, just around the corner, I would suggest getting very familiar with these 2 cost-containment Indexes: 1) CPI-E -- ...
by jamess
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 02:45 AM PST with 19 Recommends
Pinch me. At the DNC, Bill Clinton promised that it was getting better, and that we would soon start to feel it. I know he was talking about the economy, but I'm reeling from the good talk in the ...
by chloris creator
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Jan 28, 2013 at 01:37 PM PST with 18 Recommends
(NOTE: Dr. Giroux has provided written authorization to the diarist to reproduce his work in its entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos community. Giroux is a member of Truthout's Board of ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 33 comments on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 03:06 PM PST with 53 Recommends
The Center for American Progress publishes the best and most detailed suggestion for a Democratic starting position in the upcoming budget sequestration debate, I've seen so far, in Next Round of ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 04:58 PM PST with 29 Recommends
How do you fix Medicare? By ending this kind of shit . WASHINGTON — Just two weeks after pleading guilty in a major ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 50 comments on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 11:40 AM PST with 74 Recommends
The Big Bait and Switch, going on in DC, which is: Medicare, Medicare, Social Security -- are NOT the cause of our Financial Debt problems. Our unpaid-for wars are, the housing bust is, the Bush ...
by jamess
Comment Count 28 comments on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 02:01 PM PST with 110 Recommends
I have kept my mouth shut for most of the insanity of the "fiscal cliff" goofiness, the Republican debt ceiling blackmail, and the hopeless Democrat reactions. No longer. I have hoped for many ...
by montanabob
Comment Count 61 comments on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 11:59 AM PST with 7 Recommends
While Congressional Republicans are threatening to trigger a U.S. default if their debt ceiling ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Jan 17, 2013 at 01:30 PM PST with 17 Recommends