Peter Orszag

The Shamelessness Of Bankers
In a poll last year, nearly half of the senior bankers polled acknowledged a willingness to break the law to make money. Read more...
Who needs Fox when you've got CNN treating their audience to god-awful programming like Fareed Zakaria's Memo to the President: Road Map for Second Term? It's been airing on their network over the weekend, and it's nothing more than one more long Read more...
The Atlantic's James Fallows talks about something that used to happen a lot less, mostly because there were still some public figures who took pride in their personal integrity. That's why someone like Peter Orszag can go to work for Citibank Read more...
Shock of shocks... Tucker Carlson decided to completely distort what Peter Orszag wrote about a compromise to extend the Bush tax cuts for a couple of years in his article in the New York Times, One Nation, Two Deficits. Here's what Orszag wrote Read more...
Former budget director Peter Orszag thinks the Bush tax cuts should be extended for two more years. I think he should pound sand. Here's an excerpt (PDF) from President Obama's campaign literature in 2007-2008: Restore Fiscal Discipline to Read more...

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'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Repeal Decision Kicked Back Until After Mid-Terms Read more...
I continue to worry that at some point, Wall Street will convince the administration that it would be a great psychological ploy to cut off unemployme Read more...
White House budget director Peter Orszag expects health care reform bills by August. Orszag says some are trying to slow down the process in an attemp Read more...
The New York Times Sunday Magazine has a lengthy interview with Obama this morning, focused on the economy. This is from the discussion on health-care Read more...
The truth may set you free, but not if you're a Republican and the subject is taxes. After all, 95% of American families as promised received a tax Read more...