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NYTs columnist Paul Krugman continues to impress - and to press the case - with his keen insight and synthesis. Krugman provides an intellectual balm in the face of unavailable emotional ones for ...
by David PA
Comment Count 81 comments on Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 06:48 AM PST with 236 Recommends
I'm done with them, sell the Capitol and White House and move our public officials into unused emergency FEMA trailers. The US woke up with a national hangover and one leg dangling over the fiscal ...
by jbou
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue Jan 01, 2013 at 12:06 PM PST with 28 Recommends
Or, more precisely, "DEE-fense DEE-fense, That's What Counts!" As Christian Dem points out, Republicans in Congress are finally getting around to checking election results and acknowledging that ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Dec 07, 2012 at 07:13 AM PST with 13 Recommends
This excerpt was cross-posted from the Raging Chicken Press and talks about how Ed Rendell is making money through privatization deals in PA and shilling for CEOs on the "Fix the Debt" campaign.
by S Kitchen
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 06:48 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Just in time for Christmas, Mr. Goldman Sachs Bailout King ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Nov 29, 2012 at 10:59 AM PST with 8 Recommends
SAY WHAAAAAAT???? GOOD GRIEF, WHAT'S NEXT? Listen to Ezra Klein (a Sane Person) tell Horse's Petute that this is NOT A GOOD IDEA. In fact it is a SCARY IDEA...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Jan 10, 2013 at 11:31 AM PST with 7 Recommends
I believe he's waiting for Reid to put forward a proposal so that McConnell can filibuster it; that way, Boehner can claim the "Democrat Senate" couldn't pass its own bill either. Would explain why ...
by klir2m
Comment Count 36 comments on Thu Dec 27, 2012 at 03:25 PM PST with 6 Recommends
I swear the more I hear from the teapublicans the more I believe they should have their own planet or at least their own country. These people would make life unbearable for the rest of us if they ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 08:20 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Republicans' Push America Over The Fiscal Cliff, With One Hand, While Pushing the World's Disabled Under the Bus With the Other. Happy New Year Republican Style. thinkingblue WASHINGTON — ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 01:51 PM PST with 5 Recommends
David Ignatius fires one off that sets the bar for full coverage. All the key village tropes get hit- all in one place for your reading pleasure. More below the fold.
by bluelaser2
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Jan 03, 2013 at 11:42 AM PST with 4 Recommends
The Democrats look so much better than the Republicans on policy, but with results like the "fiscal cliff" crap, it's clear that they work together in a good cop/bad cop dynamic to screw us over.
by retro postmodernist
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jan 01, 2013 at 10:37 PM PST with 3 Recommends
First Diary – please be gentle. I allowed my head-cold-medicine addled brain to wander this morning. I found myself descending into a little meltdown, which produced some of the following ...
by thunderchi
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Dec 29, 2012 at 12:45 PM PST with 3 Recommends
November 2010, Giles Muhame & Abenaitwe Cliff who are Closet-Gay lovers, used their Ugandan newspaper to publish photographs, names & addresses of people they said were gay. Next to a headline they ...
by cc
Comment Count 128 comments on Thu Jan 27, 2011 at 09:42 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Republicans - with 2 scandals in the course of 2 weeks and more I'm sure in the shadows, I would like to call a truce. I see a way back for you. I would like to propose a solution to the ...
by silentreader
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Jun 24, 2009 at 02:04 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
"So that here we have, really, the compound, the overall philosophy of Lincoln: in all those things that deal with people, be liberal,be human. In all those things that deal with the people's money ...
by NorenforSenate
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Dec 31, 2012 at 10:50 PM PST with 2 Recommends
If you have a golden parachute, it's the thrilling sport of base-jumping, but for the other 99.9% of us, well.... "The GOP has become an insurgent outlier in American politics. It is ideologically ...
by owsleyskid
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Dec 30, 2012 at 08:30 AM PST with 2 Recommends
I hear all the talking heads saying Pres. Obama has to meet the Repubilicans half way on the budget. I say the President really does not need do anything. The last time we hit a serious cliff and ...
by realdealdem
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Nov 07, 2012 at 04:45 AM PST with 2 Recommends
I am really tired of how "Kabuki" has become the pundit-preferred "meme" used to describe "cliff" posturing. I am really tired of "cliff." In fact, I'm tired of the meme meme , but ...
by rablrouzer
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Dec 21, 2012 at 06:49 AM PST with 1 Recommend
I heard a futurist say last month that he thought Obama would let us go over the 'cliff' because it would allow cuts to happen to programs that are sacred cows that need to be cut, like defense, and ...
by shr4bob
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Dec 19, 2012 at 04:44 AM PST with 1 Recommend
The current "fiscal cliff" meme is totally bogus. Smart folks like Barry Ritholtz and others are finally calling out CNBC for manufacturing this nonsense. I found the following YouTube video that ...
by W T F
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Nov 26, 2012 at 08:40 AM PST with 1 Recommend