Fresh Dispatches From The Culture Wars
April 16th, 2014
Lawsuit reveals teen was groomed as personal sex slave in the Duggar family’s movement (via Raw Story ) A leading advocate of the[...]
April 15th, 2014
Ukraine leader says Russia wants to set southeast 'on fire' (via AFP) Ukraine's Western-backed leader on Tuesday accused Russia of tryi[...]
April 10th, 2014
NV Gov. Sandoval Defends Extremists Interfering With Federal Government Activity (via http://crooksandliars.com) By karoli April 9, 201[...]
April 9th, 2014
In an "exclusive" at the Daily Beast, Eli Lake reports that the United States is withholding intelligence information of Russian troop movem[...]
Category Archives: Economy and Prosperity
Still wonder why people would risk getting pepper-sprayed in the face? Here’s a hint: the middle class has shrunk so much in the age of conservative governance that you can see it from space: In 2007, nearly a third of … Continue reading
Have you read Matt Yglesias’ Saturday post on Occupy Wall Street as a rational response to a failed system? If not, do so. Now. Seriously, I’ll wait. It’s time we had a frank discussion about liberalism in our new American … Continue reading
The supply-side gospel is dead — profoundly, utterly debunked by empirical reality — but refuses to shut up. Not only are the wealthiest Americans hoarding trillions of dollars rather than investing, Nonfinancial companies are sitting on $1.8 trillion in cash, … Continue reading
Job losses can be “W” shaped. Hopefully, this president can manage a “V”-shaped recession with jobs bills. The proof is in the pudding and the chart is showing up as Facebook and Twitter icons.
So here’s the good news: American manufacturing is making a comeback. Counties with the heaviest reliance on manufacturing income are posting some of the biggest employment gains of the nation’s early economic recovery. This is a big change from just … Continue reading
The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit 10,000 yesterday even as unemployment closed on ten percent. Countless economists have explained why jobs will lag the economy as a whole.