Krauthammer thinks Obama tricked the GOP into agreeing to Stimulus II.
Amid signs that Democrats in Congress might rebel against the tax cut deal he struck with Republicans, President Obama took to the airwaves today to defend it at the same time that his base is rebelling against it.
Democrats are losing the debate over the extension of the Bush tax cuts, but when you look at the playing field it seems pretty clear that that they never had a chance.
Today’s job numbers make it clear that Congress has only one duty, and that is to do everything it can to stimulate real economic growth.
The latest forecast from the Federal Reserve foresees stagnant growth and high unemployment for the next two years.
Here’s my plan for creating a budget surplus of $126 billion by 2015 and $592 billion by 2030.
The Federal Reserve is injecting $ 600,000,000,000 into the economy, primarily in the hope that it will boost stock prices and, in turn, the economy. It might work, but if it doesn’t the consequences could be severe.
Another round of GDP growth figures are out, and they show that the U.S. economy continues to grow far slower than necessary to sustain job growth. Is this a temporary problem, or something we can expect to live with for the foreseeable future?
Banks are faced with a huge number of foreclosures and that resources they’ve allocated towards handling them was woefully inadequate.
New Jersey’s governor has killed a vital infrastructure project because of huge cost overruns. It’s penny wise and pound foolish.
The numbers tell us we’re not in a recession, but the public thinks otherwise.
The CBO sees a clear threat of a fiscal crisis during the next two decades unless we’re saved by magic ponies.
There isn’t much doubt that China is manipulating its currency for competitive advantage. What can be done about it?
Ted Koppel thinks our actions since 9/11 have helped Osama bin Laden fulfill his goals. He couldn’t be more wrong.
According to Paul Krugman’s latest column, the massive destruction of World War Two was actually good for the U.S. economy. Sadly, there are people who consider him an expert.
Another set of bad economic numbers are out today, and one wonders when we’ll start getting the good news.
What do the critics mean when they say that the United States should be more like Germany?
The Republican Party is keeping relatively quiet on the Proposition 8 ruling. That’s a good idea.
There are further signs that the economy will remain anemic through the end of 2010, if not longer.
What exactly is it about air conditioning that has some people so upset ?