President Obama moved an obstructing GOP out of the way earlier today, announcing that he was making a recess appointment to get the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) up and running.
Well hell. Bachman's gone, which is going to make the GOP debates far less entertaining. And frankly, that's the only real interest I have in these primaries.
Don't get too distracted by the fissures in the Republican electorate revealed in Tuesday night's Iowa caucus vote. On basic economic issues, in fact, the candidates are remarkably united; there's hardly eight votes worth of difference between Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum.
There are so many unanswered questions and contradictions all around us.
As of now an agency of our government, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), is effectively shut down, unable to do its job.
There's a lot of chatter about Ron Paul among lefties these days, some of which I've addressed here, here and here.
‘Tis the season of resolutions.
The other day I was asked what one single thing could do the most to save our economy. What one idea or tool might help us create a more just society? My answer was "shame."