Speaker Ryan blamed the Senate parliamentarian for not scoring in the "confidence fairy" which he feels will spur enough growth to wipe out the 1.5 trillion he's adding to the federal deficit.
Speaker Paul Ryan told FNS' Chris Wallace that since the Senate parliamentarian won't let him use 'dynamic scoring,' which is another word for the "confidence fairy" their tax reform package ads a huge deficit to the budget.
I've noticed a very dangerous trend on network and cable TV news. Have you noticed that does the Beltway media never puts on an economist who disagrees with their deficit fetish? Do economists have to fill out a form that declares what side of
As billionaires go, Pete Peterson is certainly not one of the wingnut billionaires by any stretch. But if our criteria for evaluating philanthropy is wingnuttery, we're surely lost in a vortex of our own making. Start with this: Peter G. Peterson
Click for a larger idea of Peterson's worldJust after the disastrous midterms in 2010, I wrote a lengthy post about who Pete Peterson was, and why he is exactly the wrong guy to be having a "bipartisan summit" on so-called "entitlement reform."
Peter G. Peterson relationship mapI'm not sure hedge fund managers and investment bankers are really the right group to be determining our fiscal future. In fact, I'm pretty sure they're not. But Peter G. Peterson is a very serious man on a very
Maher To Teabaggers: If You're Unwilling To Cut Defense And Give Up The Empire You Don't Really Care About The Debt
While I don't agree with everything Bill Maher said here since he's playing deficit hawk instead of talking about rolling back the Bush tax cuts and I