First Period: Geography!
Europe's governments are learning that spending cuts slowed economic growth and actually increased deficits. Meanwhile, America's "Great Recession" also drags on thanks to cutbacks in government spending.
Failed HP exec Carly Fiorina thinks President Obama should be taking advice from her on foreign policy.
The pundits on Faux "news" continue to cheer for a race to the bottom on wages in the United States.
Fox host Martha MacCallum doing her best George W. Bush imitation when it comes to what makes us uniquely American.
European security chiefs see the flow of extremists to and from Syria as their top terrorist threat.
How much sicker does the patient have to get before the doctors stop prescribing poison? Europe's Austerity Recession (or Depression) has now lasted longer than the last one.What can we learn from its misery?Ta;he answer seems to be: Nothing.
From this Monday's Democracy Now, economist Richard Wolff is asked about Bill O'Reilly's remarks last week where he told his audience on Fox that Cyprus and other European countries are facing economic hardships because they’re so-called "nanny states." Wolff responded with a lesson in economics 101 for Bill-O.
The Krugman bashing on Morning Joe continued Wednesday.
I really enjoyed watching Paul Krugman on Morning Joe today, responding to the paid deficit hawkery of Very Serious People Ed Rendell and Richard Haas. (Watch for the return of the invisible bond market vigilantes!) He talked about why there's