Mitt Romney received a double blast from the conservative circular firing squad, as the Wall Street Journal editorial board and The Weekly Standard's BIll Kristol both publicly complained that the candidate is failing to campaign on a vision to boost the economy. The WSJ writes:
Updated 8:47 a.m. — Today's unemployment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics will be closely watched for its political impact on the presidential race. But it is not the numbers that will be most consequential.
Today’s jobs numbers reinforce what we already know about this economy: The growth is too slow; the jobs created too few.
Recently my friend and colleague Bill Scher challenged progressive critics of President Obama's conciliatory approach toward corporations with a New York Times op-ed entitled "How Liberals Win." Far from being "business as usual," Bill writes, "the Supreme Court's upholding of Mr.
The following is an excerpt of an article published by Grist.
What did you think the word "trade" meant? You probably thought it meant we buy from them, and they buy from us, and we both get richer. I'll bet you never thought "trade" means we buy from them, and they don't buy from us, and they get richer and we get poorer, did you?
This is understatement of the year.
The worldwide battle to get away from the coal and oil industries has been underway for some time.
This year the message has gone out to the young, the disaffected, and the idealistic: Don't hope for too much.
As Independence Day approaches, I've been thinking about that iconic American saying, "Freedom Isn't Free."
I honestly don't know how we can survive as a country with leadership this absurd:
It's Independence Day! What better time is there to do something to help your country by buying American-made goods? MSNBC: One mom's challenge: Buy only "Made in USA" for one week
America commemorates its Independence Day this week with food, festivity and fireworks. To supply these events, Mitt Romney recommends: Buy foreign. Americans naturally think the patriotic choice would be to buy American. But for Romney, capitalism trumps patriotism. Romney goes where the money is.
President Obama has endured much criticism of his legislative skills from his fellow progressives. His conciliatory approach has been compared unfavorably with Franklin D. Roosevelt’s gleeful pugnacity and Lyndon B. Johnson’s relentless arm-twisting.
Millions of people have read the Hunger Games stories, about a depraved future society where young people are forcing to fight each other for scarce resources while elites in the Capital plunder the nation's wealth.
America's revolutionary generation, new research documents, lived in a society much more equal than our own. And early Americans prized that equality, an inconvenient reality for conservatives today.
President Obama promised that if you have health insurance now, it won't change. Here are 7 ways he lied: 1) Under the new law your insurer can't drop your coverage after you get sick. This is a change in the coverage you already have. Obama lied.