Paul Ryan Signals Willingness To Raise Revenues, Shifting Positions Following Downgrade

So, it appears that it took the S&P downgrade to make some Congressional Republicans come to their senses. Think Progress House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) said he is open to revenue increases as part of a deal to reduce the deficit today, seemingly shifting positions from the hardline opposition his party has maintained against… More Paul Ryan Signals Willingness To Raise Revenues, Shifting Positions Following Downgrade

A STAGGERING FALSE EQUIVALENCY

I’ve been reading p m carpenter’s commentary for a couple of weeks now and I really enjoy his/her writing style and choice of political topics. About that balanced budget amendment that certain factions in Congress are touting… p m carpenter  Kudos to the NY Times’ Frank Bruni for having won, through a preposterousness that staggers, this week’s Asinine… More A STAGGERING FALSE EQUIVALENCY

RIOT ROCKS LONDON

This is interesting, first the “Arab Summer”, now the “London Riots”.  The situation has been contained for now, but  one has to wonder, what Western country is next? The Huffington Post After riots shook Tottenham last night, questions are being asked about the police behaviour and the root cause of the violence. The riots began after residents… More RIOT ROCKS LONDON