Economy of the United States

John Boehner’s Defense of the GOP Budget is Pure Fiction, if Lies Can be Called Pure

John Boehner wants you to believe the demands of ideology over demonstrable facts, the same recipe that led us to…

7 years ago

Push to boost defense spending puts GOP in budget bind

Pressing Pentagon demands in a time of terror threats and Islamic State militants have put newly empowered congressional Republicans in…

7 years ago

Koch Lovers Claim Kochs Are Defenders of the American Dream

Under attack and exposed, the Kochs have gone on the offensive, with their minions singing paeans of praise for our…

7 years ago

Republicans Proven Wrong As Under Obama The Deficit Falls Below the 40 Year Average

The Treasury Department announced that the 2014 deficit as a percentage of GDP has reached its smallest point since 2007,…

8 years ago

Republican Economic Policies Are Creating a Downgrade Frenzy In States Across The Country

The pattern is unmistakable; Republicans are ill-prepared to manage finances or an economy whether it is at the state or…

8 years ago

You Built That: Why the Conservative Base Will Ignore Rupert Murdoch’s Immigration Advice

In a recent op-ed, Rupert Murdoch made a case for comprehensive immigration reform. However, due to is own Fox News…

8 years ago

Marco Rubio Whines About Stimulus Five Years Later But Still Has No Ideas To Speak Of

Monday marked the fifth anniversary of President Obama's stimulus package that helped pull the nation out of the worst recession…

8 years ago

House Republicans Serve Up A Hostage Menu To President Obama

What House Republicans are doing is like terrorists giving the hostage negotiator a choice of which hostage to shoot ...…

9 years ago

Democrats Must Call Out The Absurd Canard That Spending Cuts Make The Economy Grow

It is time for Democrats to call out the absurd canard that taking money out of the economy helps the…

9 years ago

Are Wal-Mart’s Financials A Light Bulb Moment?

There was a little glimmer of light in the Southern skies last week. It wasn't exactly a light bulb flashing…

9 years ago

Republican Myth Busted: Reagan Raised the Debt Ceiling 3 Times More than Obama

President Reagan raised the debt ceiling the more times than any other President since 1960. He raised it 18 times.…

9 years ago

Soledad O’Brien Calls Out the Hypocrisy of Republicans Refusing Aid to Sandy

Soledad O'Brien challenged Rep Mulvaney (R-SC) by pointing out the hypocrisy of his position, since no one demanded that the…

9 years ago

Paul Ryan Tries to Take Credit for Caving to Obama on Fiscal Cliff

Paul Ryan (R-WI) explains his yes vote on the fiscal cliff deal, praising the House for 'providing certainty' by making…

9 years ago

The Federal Deficit Will Be Cut By 40% By The End Of This Fiscal year

When President Obama took office, the federal deficit was $1.413 trillion dollars. Three years later, at the end of fiscal…

10 years ago