Tag Archives: Federal Deficit

Liberal Taqiyya

Taqiyya: The Islamic doctrine of religious deception. The latest from Ayatollah Paul Krugman, the Economics Imam of Princeton and Liberal Cleric of the NYT: Secret Deficit Lovers What if they balanced the budget and nobody knew or cared? O.K., the … Continue reading

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Lose Weight Without Dieting Or Exercise!

It looks like the GOP has learned its lesson: Budget agreement reached Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. Patty Murray unveiled a two-year budget agreement late Tuesday night that they say will end years of bitter budget wars on Capitol Hill. … Continue reading

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We Need an Intervention

Wild Bill Jacobson at Legal Insurrection: Republican poll chasers and the madness of crowds Do what’s right, and worry about the polls closer to November 2014 Another conversation I had with myself on Twitter. Last time it was about The … Continue reading

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Just Do It!

Toilet Paper Media: White House: Obama Will Never Negotiate On The Debt Limit Again White House spokesman Jay Carney said Monday that lifting the debt ceiling will be non-negotiable for as long as Barack Obama is president. “Whether it’s today, … Continue reading

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Obama – Then & Now

Obama today: President Obama would accept a short-term increase in the federal borrowing cap , rather than one lasting a year or more, a senior White House official said Monday. The statement was an acknowledgment by the administration that it … Continue reading

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Detroit Broke City

Turns out it wasn’t the bankers after all. It wasn’t the auto makers either. Or the Republicans. Detroit Free Press: How Detroit went broke: The answers may surprise you – and don’t blame Coleman Young Detroit is broke, but it … Continue reading

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Mo’ Money, Mo’ Money, Mo’ Money!

Paul Krugman: Dwindling Deficit Disorder For three years and more, policy debate in Washington has been dominated by warnings about the dangers of budget deficits. A few lonely economists have tried from the beginning to point out that this fixation … Continue reading

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