Der Krugman says the Grand Bargain game is on: So, is my timing good or not? Right after I warn about the risk that Democrats, including the president, might betray the mandate they seem likely to get for preserving the safety net, we learn
From Monday night's Massachusetts senate debate between Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren, here's another example of why David Gregory should not be moderating any more debates, ever. He used the debate to push his own agenda and his fetish with the now defunct Simpson-Bowles "plan" that isn't really a plan, since it never made it out of the committee.
I would really love to see Sam Seder get his own show at either MSNBC or Current TV. He did a fine job filling in for Chris Hayes on Up this weekend, and here's his opening from Sunday's show -- How Republicans are using the crisis of poverty...
Krugman: If You Don't Know Multiple People Who Are Suffering, You're Maybe A Member Of The Romney Clan
Paul Krugman at Netroots Nation 2012 this Saturday morning: If You Don’t Know Someone Suffering Financially, You Must Be A Romney: PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman on Saturday morning called the
On this Monday's Morning Joe, Hardball host Chris Matthews decided to go on a full blown tear at President Obama for not being bold enough with confronting the Congress and not getting out there and publicly demanding that the obstructionist
Here we go again with former Sen. Alan Simpson slamming his fists on the table, demanding that our politicians agree to make some form of "grand bargain" later this year and berating Republicans for their fear of Grover Norquist coming after them if
While discussing whether Gov. Mitch Daniels is going to support Richard Mourdock, who just defeated incumbent Sen. Richard Lugar from his home state of Indiana and Mourdock's statement that his idea of compromise equals Democrats voting with
Remember, this is the same guy who was widely rumored to be next in line after Tim Geithner leaves Treasury. Boy, they really do live in a bubble, don't they? I think we all know how badly they want to get their manicured little fingers on our
I'm not sure if Nancy Pelosi is playing smart politics or she's lost her mind. I'd like to think it's the former. It's true, the Simpson-Bowles commission report has turned into something larger than a failed effort at deficit reduction. It
Andrew Sullivan Thinks Americans Should Just Suck It Up When It Comes To Globalization And Get Used To Being Poor
This has to be one of the more pitiful displays in a while that I've witnessed, with Andrew Sullivan on Chris Matthews' weekend show doing his best to give cover to the Republican establishment which has had no care for doing anything about a race