Sen. Cory Booker explains to Meet the Press host Chuck Todd just how short sighted our lack of spending on infrastructure has been.
NBC, Meet the Press, May 17, 2015. Read more... http://crooksandliars.com/2015/05/cory-booker-explains-chuck-todd-yes-lack
"Macro indicators tell us a lot, but they don't tell us what is specifically happening within families," Diana Elliott said.
NBC, Meet the Press, Dec. 28, 2014. Read more... http://crooksandliars.com/2014/12/sad-sacks-russert-and-blackwell-concern
Just as Iraq melted down, a convenient editorial from Mercatus Center appeared in the New York Times arguing for war as an economic stimulus.
The Progressive Caucus "Better Off Budget" sets the bar higher than any other economic plan when it comes to job creation. But we should push the limits of the policy debate even further.
Pope Francis responded to questions about whether he's a Marxist by saying the ideology is wrong, but many Marxists are good people.
Once again, it's upside down land over at Faux "news" with Bill-O and his buddy Charles Krauthammer. Never mind how many times their trickle-down economic theories have been proven wrong they're got their story line down and they're sticking to it.
Obama explains that the differences in Republican objectives for the budget are just too far off from the Democratic objects to achive a Grand Bargain. Also, there is no immediate debt crisis that necessitates gutting Medicare, Medicaid, or Social Security.
Obama: "My top priority as President is making sure we do everything we can to reignite the true engine of America’s economic growth – a rising, thriving middle class."