Now that the Debt Ceiling is Raised, What Next?
Like many in Washington, we’ve been focused on the debt ceiling debate for the past several weeks. The evolution of public awareness and opinion on that issue was fascinating to watch and the public opinion and electoral repercussions will continue to evolve over the coming weeks and months. But, the debt ceiling issue has been resolved until after the 2012 elections. So let’s refocus a | Read More »
Political Ramifications of today’s economic numbers
These are dire numbers for the Obama Administration and devastating news for the Obama Administration: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Employment-growth-brakes-rb-325963585.html?x=0&.v=3 Only one President in the last 56 years—Ronald Reagan—has been re-elected with an unemployment rate over six percent and even he faced voters with an economy significantly on the rebound. The unemployment rate is moving in the wrong direction and without a massive turnaround the tides of history are | Read More »