Now the Battle Over the Debt Ceiling

falling to 2013

*+-Robert Reich: The White House’s and Democrats’ single biggest failure in the cliff negotiations was not getting Republicans’ agreement to raise the debt ceiling.

Putting a Smiley Face on the Job Picture Can’t Evade the Growing Tragedy

unemployment

*+-Michael T. Darda, chief economist at the research and trading firm MKM Partners, probably summed up last week’s message from Washington best, telling the New York Times, “Less bad is always a prelude to good.” The things one learns. We are being asked to believe that the results of the “stress tests” were “not as […]