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Summers is over, but the heat lingers on. Many are seeing this as a rejection not only of Obama's choice, but a clear message that the 'new' New Left is gaining influence within the Democratic Party.
by Timothy L Smith
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Sep 16, 2013 at 09:41 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Back on May 26, Edward Luce at the Financial Times [offeredhttp://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/3b5311e6-c232-11e2-8992-00144feab7de.html#axzz2f4Iulszh] the first inkling in the media that President ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 156 comments on Mon Sep 16, 2013 at 09:47 AM PDT with 93 Recommends
Larry Summers has withdrawn his name from consideration as Fed chair. After months of contentious public debate, Larry Summers has withdrawn his name from consideration to become the next chairman ...
by Old Redneck
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Sep 15, 2013 at 05:46 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
As you have probably already seen, Larry Summers has taken himself out of consideration for the nomination for chairman of the Federal Reserve. Meteor Blades and jj32 both have diaries up right now ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 90 comments on Sun Sep 15, 2013 at 04:57 PM PDT with 288 Recommends
Overnight News Digest Welcome to the Overnight News Digest with a crew consisting of founder Magnifico, current leader Neon Vincent, regular editors jlms qkw, maggiejean, wader, rfall,side pocket,...
by side pocket
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Sep 15, 2013 at 09:00 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2013 Statement by the President Earlier today, I spoke with Larry Summers and accepted his decision to withdraw ...
by Transcripts Editors
Comment Count 28 comments on Sun Sep 15, 2013 at 03:50 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
So it's being reported right now that Larry Summers has withdrawn his name from consideration as Fed chief. I couldn't be happier. In the entirety of President Obama's tenure, I have sent him one, ...
by Kestrel
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Sep 15, 2013 at 01:50 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Very good news for the 165,402 members of the Daily Kos community [who took an anti-Summers actionhttp://campaigns.dailykos.com/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=563] during our campaign ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 256 comments on Sun Sep 15, 2013 at 01:44 PM PDT with 183 Recommends
Yesterday, I finished reading Michael Sandel's What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets . I found the book interesting albeit a bit disappointing since much of Sandel's discussion failed to ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Sep 15, 2013 at 05:56 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Could the Larry Summers Trial Balloon released by the White House be finally POPPED? Perhaps: today Senator John Tester is now one of FOUR Democrats on the Senate Banking Committee who has come ...
by Drdemocrat
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Sep 13, 2013 at 02:26 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
Obama doesn't leak, he desensitizes. When it's going to be bad news for his liberal/progressive base, he lets out the news gradually to defuse - and diffuse - the bad news. The continuing leaks, ...
by accumbens
Comment Count 53 comments on Fri Sep 13, 2013 at 04:43 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
I hate saying this but I agree with Senator John Cornyn (R. TX) on this: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/12/john-cornyn-larry-summers_n_3913965.html?utm_hp_ref=...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Sep 12, 2013 at 08:00 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Investigative journalist Greg Palast has obtained a copy of a November 24, 1997 memo from then Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs Timothy Geithner, to his then boss at ...
by NBBooks
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Sep 08, 2013 at 06:52 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
September and still the wrong person for Fed head. A few other matters of national concern have sent the choice of who will be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve to the back burner of media ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 73 comments on Fri Sep 06, 2013 at 09:17 AM PDT with 111 Recommends
First let me make it clear that I am very biased against Larry Summers, and have been so since he pushed for repeal of Glass-Steagall , in 1999, as Bill Clinton's Treasury Secretary. Concurrently, ...
by OnlyWords
Comment Count 107 comments on Tue Sep 03, 2013 at 11:28 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
The boring reason is that the Economist magazine would (narrowly) plump for Ms Yellen The word "narrowly" appears to have been imposed by a late-intervening editor, because the article’s case ...
by emorej a Hong Kong
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Aug 31, 2013 at 05:53 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
President Obama is probably somewhat ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 31 comments on Thu Aug 29, 2013 at 12:48 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
Yawn. This has been coming and it will happen. The desensitization has been ongoing and Obama will do what he everyone but those who live in a hole expect: President Obama will likely name his ...
by accumbens
Comment Count 83 comments on Mon Aug 26, 2013 at 05:07 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Greg Palast has published a bombshell article proving what many have long suspected -- that the global financial crisis was deliberately engineered by a small cabal of bank industry bigwigs. A ...
by AmBushed
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Aug 24, 2013 at 03:55 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Dear President Obama, I am the guy with the five-year-old Obama/Biden bumper sticker on my Jeep. You know, the Jeep that gets flipped-the-bird by angry suburban climbers (the longest bird was for ...
by Willtwain
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Aug 17, 2013 at 12:02 PM PDT with 14 Recommends