Are we too tired to holler? The Debt Ceiling and American Politics

President Obama and Congress finally came to a compromise about the U.S. debt ceiling. Our country’s financial crisis was avoided by the raising the nation’s $14.3 trillion debt ceiling through 2012; cutting $2.4 trillion in expenses and establishing a special congressional committee to recommend long-term fiscal reforms Excuse me for not doing cartwheels. Where the… Read More Are we too tired to holler? The Debt Ceiling and American Politics

John Boehner’s Economic Argument Contradicted By Market Indicators, Government Reports

Bloomberg News said “[During a May 9th speech] House Speaker John Boehner, [gave] Wall Street leaders his prescriptions for growing the U.S. economy and reducing the nation’s debt [in which he] built his case on several assertions that are contradicted by market indicators and government reports.” Read more here. At this point, I believe both… Read More John Boehner’s Economic Argument Contradicted By Market Indicators, Government Reports