The world is likely to get worse before it gets better.
The Do You Have Any Grey Poupon? Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.
Not only is the US outspending all our allies and competitors combined in real dollars on defense, we’re doing so in terms of GDP as well.
The 30-year bond has actually gained more than a point in early trading after the S&P downgrade!
Lost in the hubbub of S&P downgrading the US bond rating is news that the Italian government has the ratings agencies under criminal investigation.
Another round of economic statistics raises questions about the health of the economy.
Economic figures released today demonstrate clearly why the irresponsible talk surrounding the debt ceiling must end.
News that Norwegian terrorist Anders Behring Breivik was a fan of anti-Islamist sites, including Robert Spencer’s Jihad Watch and Pamela Geller’s Atlas Shrugs has opened a big can of schadenfreude.
A legendary American soldier, General John Shalikashvili, has died.
The death toll in Norway’s deadliest day of terrorism is up to 91. The man behind it, 32-year-old Anders Behring Breivik, is a frequent poster of anti-Muslim screeds on Christian fundamentalist websites.
A bomb blast in Oslo’s government center has killed at least two people and a presumably related shooting spree at a nearby children’s camp are being investigated as terrorist related.
The White House has apparently rejected using a tortured interpretation of the 14th Amendment to deal with the debt ceiling debate.
The US handing Libya over to NATO is “like Beyonce saying she’s ceding control to Sasha Fierce!” – Jon Stewart
Last night, the President basically announced that America’s longest war had entered it’s end game.
Hillary Clinton is actively lobbying to be the next president of the World Bank, Reuters reports.
Is it appropriate for news organizations to decide that the people don’t need to hear from certain political candidates?
After several months where it seemed like things were turning around, the May jobs report was depressingly bad.
Despite what appear to be the fond hope of European central bankers that it will just all go away, something needs to be done. But what?