The Swamp of Washington

Not a shred of urgency.

This morning I was on ABC's "This Week," debating jobs and the economy with Republican Senator Richard Shelby of Alabama. Shelby restated the standard Republican playbook of spending cuts and tax cuts (except for one instant when he inadvertently conceded America emerged from the Great Depression only when government spent big time mobilizing the nation for World War II).

But what struck me most was the similarity ... Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Dwight Rousu - Jun 13, 2011 - 11:29 PM PDT
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Americans are scared, with reason. We’re in a vicious cycle in which lower wages and net job losses and high debt are causing consumers to cut their spending – ... More »

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