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In my last post, I took issue with a recent column by Catherine Rampell, who tries to make the case that ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 14 comments on Sat Apr 19, 2014 at 12:32 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Just saw John Sununu, one of Republicans favorite Bushie junk yard attack dogs all up in arms about the debt subject to the limit (the so-called national debt) reaching $16 Trillion dollars, and ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 31 comments on Wed Sep 05, 2012 at 08:09 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
I have a petition to President Obama up at: http://signon.org/sign/end-austerity-mint-the It's about minting that $60 T coin and ending austerity. The wording of the petition is: ”A 1996 law ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 25 comments on Sun Aug 05, 2012 at 03:00 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Well, here we are again, House leaders have agreed on a compromise continuing spending resolution at the same level as before from October 2012 through January 2013. It's likely now that the ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Aug 02, 2012 at 06:30 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Today, you told the “Democrats stop caving in . . . ” to the interests of corporations, the ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Nov 21, 2011 at 06:52 AM PST with 14 Recommends
The debate between Krugman and the proponents of Modern Money Theory (MMTers) involves, among other things, an MMT proposal to fund deficits through issuance of new money (money issue) rather ...
by wigwam
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed Aug 17, 2011 at 03:28 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
(Thanks to DailyKos commenter 2laneIA for suggesting this post and the title) It's only a few days now until August 2nd. Perhaps a compromise on lifting the debt ceiling will be reached before then.
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Jul 29, 2011 at 07:30 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
Many people have been, deservedly, very quick to jump on John Boehner for the lies he told in answering the President's Address; but they have been a lot less anxious to lay out the lies or at least ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Jul 27, 2011 at 06:30 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Dear Dems and Mr. President, I've been a lifelong Democrat. But now, I don't know anymore. I'm still registered alright; but when I look at your behavior, I think I'm a freely floating voter ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Jul 26, 2011 at 06:14 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Congress provided the authority , in legislation passed in 1996, for the US Mint to ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 33 comments on Thu Jul 21, 2011 at 08:30 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Well, the debt limit crisis is upon us. Treasury Secretary Geithner says the US Government will not be able to meet all its obligations on August 3, unless the debt ceiling is increased by Congress. ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Jul 19, 2011 at 06:41 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Yesterday, The United States actually ran over the debt ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 52 comments on Thu May 19, 2011 at 06:00 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Bernie Sanders is really tired of Republican bullying on the debt ceiling. And he expressed how fed up he is about it on Lawrence O'
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun May 15, 2011 at 04:00 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
I don't really mean to single out Gallup here. Well, I guess I do; but they're certainly not the only guilty party in the polling industry of doing what I'm about to rail against. Let's begin by ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri May 13, 2011 at 04:38 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
As the United States Government approaches “running out of money” to pay its bills, news articles and pronouncements by politicians about the debt ceiling dispute focus on several things. First, ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 54 comments on Thu May 12, 2011 at 06:20 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
(Author's Note: Most of this diary was previously published back in January; but I've revised it slightly for these reasons. First, a Government shutdown is now upon us, even though the debt ceiling ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Apr 06, 2011 at 07:00 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
In "All Together Now: There Is No Deficit/Debt Problem,” I ...
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Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Jan 14, 2011 at 07:21 PM PST with 4 Recommends
In "All Together Now: There Is No Deficit/Debt Problem,” I ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 31 comments on Wed Jan 12, 2011 at 09:40 PM PST with 2 Recommends