It Is Time!

S&P lobbed a hand-grenade into the markets today by lowering its outlook on the United States financial condition.

It is now obvious that even with the historic turnover in the House last year, Congress and the President are going to do basically nothing to cut spending in Washington, and it's nearly two years before any further electoral changes can make a difference.  WE DON'T HAVE THAT KIND OF TIME!

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Psychology 101

April 13, 2011

I've seen this before, but my friend Jim resent it to me today, and in light of this week's events, I thought it needed to be shared again.

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How Do You Define "Deal"?

-- 3 days before tax day

Today some House Republicans are crowing about the deal Speaker Boehner worked out with the Democrats, but the details are beginning to eek out, and I'm pretty sure we got snookered.

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The Naked Emperor

My initial assessment of Barack Obama was that he was a pathological narcissist.  While I stand by that assessment, as we get deeper into his first term, we find there are other contributing factors that will, when history is finally and honestly written, determine his presidency to have been even worse than both Woodrow Wilson and Jimmy Carter.

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