Tag Archives: Debt Ceiling Negotiations

GOP: Grand Old Poltroons

“Republican leadership has completely lost its way. Not only is this proposal a full surrender- it’s a complete surrender with presents for the Democrats. Apparently Mitch McConnell’s idea of a ‘compromise’ is to increase the debt limit, fully fund a … Continue reading

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We’re All Mad Here

‘But I don’t want to go among mad people,’ said Alice. ‘Oh, you can’t help that,’ said the cat. ‘We’re all mad here.’ — Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland <INSANE DEM UPDATES AT BOTTOM> The old white rabbit is … Continue reading

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Debt Ceiling Indigestibles

SilverDoctors: German Ratings Agency Feri Downgrades the US from AAA to AA!. This is a HUGE event (don’t expect anything more than downgrade “outlooks” from US ratings agencies until after the dollar has collapsed or the US has officially defaulted), … Continue reading

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Extra Special Lines

“Did you happen to catch Obama’s recent budget speech where he advised the little man to step aside to allow the “experts”—that is, the professional politicians—to address the nation’s most serious problems? If you didn’t swoon after that miracle of … Continue reading

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Barack Obama Meets The Press (Again)

“Congress has run up the credit card, and we now have an obligation to pay our bills.” —-Barack Obama The creative engine was knocking critically, gasping for fuel.  It was the end of another week, and just when I’d thought … Continue reading

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Hostage Negotiations

“I cannot guarantee that those [Social Security] checks go out on Aug. 3 if we haven’t resolved this issue. There may simply not be the money in the coffers to do it.” –Barack Obama H/T to Mike T. for the … Continue reading

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