The Washington Post thinks the Democrats would be better off running for re-election with a higher unemployment rate.
|By: Dean Baker Saturday September 4, 2010 5:00 pm|
|By: Teddy Partridge Thursday September 2, 2010 6:00 am|
The Obama White House signaled Alan Simpson today that he can say whatever damn-fool thing he wants, and since he’s the GOP co-chair of Obama’s Catfood Commission, it’s to be expected that Simpson will say some things Obama will disagree with.
|By: Teddy Partridge Thursday August 26, 2010 6:00 am|
This whole “I never intended” Alan Simpson apology has gotten entirely out of hand: the person to whom the insult was directed still wants Simpson to resign from the Catfood Commission, while the White House, an unrelated party to the insult or the apology, accepts Simpson’s apology. D’oh!
|By: Teddy Partridge Wednesday August 25, 2010 4:15 pm|
Now that we’ve had a peek into the mind of Alan Simpson — several sordid and tawdry peeks, actually — we know the kind of talk that’s gone on in secret during the closed door meetings of the Obama’s Catfood Commission that is contemplating Sovereign Default on the bonds held by the Social Security Trust Fund.
|By: David Dayen Wednesday August 25, 2010 9:46 am|
Simpson has not only been writing letters to OWL. He earlier penned a note to Dean Baker, economist and co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, apparently unaware that Baker is recognized in his field.
I’m really writing this in the hopes that I’ll get the next letter.
|By: Jane Hamsher Tuesday August 24, 2010 5:00 pm|