economic stimulus

White House Adviser: Grand Bargain Needed For Pro-Growth Policy
Will you give us tax revenues if we cut Social Security and Medicare? No? How about we just hand it over anyway? Read more...
As anyone who's ever owned a car can understand, money serves the same function in the economy as oil does in the engine of your car. We all know what happens when you let the car run out of oil (there's a very good reason why they call that Read more...
Christian think tank leader Tony Perkins is blasting President Barack Obama over an effort to market the U.S. that includes images of LGBT people. During a Thursday radio address, the Family Research Council president pointed to a recently Read more...
About the only people on the planet who say the 2009 Recovery Act (ARRA) failed are Republicans. This is a necessary posture for them, given that not one of them voted for it. They have too much ideology vested in its failure to admit success, Read more...
September 30, 1934 - FDR Gives A Fireside Chat About Jobs.
This day in history - September 30, 1934 - President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers one of his Fireside Chats regarding the state of unemployment and government's role in help put the economy back on track. Read more...

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This campaign strategy doesn't many any sense at all to me. I don't know what good appealing to the middle will do when so many Democratic voters are disgusted enough not to vote at all. We're in the middle of economic devastation unknown in our Read more...
From CNN's new series Parker Spitzer, Paul Krugman says it's time to borrow and spend and worry about the deficit after the economy recovers. You can read more from Krugman on what's behind the unemployment numbers here as well. Unemployment Read more...
While Joseph Stiglitz wasn't happy with what he said was the inadequate size of the economic stimulus package, he still is a strong advocate for the Keynesian tactic and like most rational economists, contends that the economy would be much Read more...
Oy. This White House is just so timid, so careful, so freakin' measured about everything that what should be serious policy making turns into an extended game of "Mother May I?": With just two months until the November elections, the White Read more...
[media id=17839] Memo to Justices Scalia, Alito, Roberts, Thomas and Kennedy: Your Citizens United chickens are coming home to roost in 22 major ma Read more...