President Obama, defending his tax-cut deal: This is the public option debate all over again. So I pass a signature piece of legislation where we finally get health care for all Americans, something that Democrats have been fighting for for a hundred years, but because there was a provision in there that they didn’t get [...]
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I used to believe that the Age of Reagan had ended. The financial collapse and all the pain and hysteria it caused, I thought, would surely change the prevailing mindset that had ruled over public policy in this country since Reagan. The election of Barack Obama was a signal that people were finally ready for [...]
“Whatever is going on inside the White House, from the outside it looks like moral collapse — a complete failure of purpose and loss of direction.” -Paul Krugman “The captors [Republicans] will win this battle, if they haven’t already by the time you read this, because Obama has seemingly surrendered his once-considerable abilities to act, [...]
The NYT has a nice article on John Dugan, a banking official that I think should be taking much more heat than he is, and who should probably be fired.