Scary Stuff

This below post titled "No Compromise" is from my friend Marc Schulman's blog "The American Future" (http://www.americanfuture.net/).  It truly is scary stuff. ***********No CompromiseWhen I was growing up, I pledged allegiance to the United States of America. Not so for 40 of our senators and 115 of our representatives, who are co-sponsors of this pledge:I pledge to urge my … Continue reading Scary Stuff

Time to act – we’re running out of time

Today was the President’s deadline for reaching an agreement so legislation could be passed and signed into law before the debt ceiling is reached on August 2nd.  But once again, talks between President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner fell apart.   Here's what the President offered, as he explained at his 6:06 PM press briefing this … Continue reading Time to act – we’re running out of time

An optimistic assessment by James Fallows’ Reader DM

Last month, James Fallows of The Atlantic wrote a piece titled "Least Valuable Player: Rep. Eric Cantor." It got some press.  He followed it this past Wednesday with "More on Rep. Cantor as Least Valuable Player" and on Saturday with "Rep. Cantor Wrap-up for Now:"  From Saturday's piece:[A] long message from a reader who sees signs of … Continue reading An optimistic assessment by James Fallows’ Reader DM