The economy is a shambles, saved from a free fall only by the Federal Reserve’s unprecedented promise of free money for banks for at least two years.
The only way to provide for a growing populace in need of a larger infrastructure is by raising the debt ceiling.
This "Super" Committee is actually a ticking time bomb strapped to two sacred cows: military spending and social spending.
Take a dollar from working stiffs who need government, take a dollar from the super-rich who don’t need a tax break. How fair is that?
This phony debt crisis has now passed through the looking glass into the realm where madness reigns.
After years of unnecessary spending and tax cuts, Republican politicians are finally complaining about unfathomable amounts of debt.
According to Washington, the crisis of the hour is the debt ceiling. According to ordinary Americans, the crisis is unemployment.
Ari Melber joins former Senator Ben Bradley to discuss the debt ceiling crisis.
Obama's gutless decision to abandon Warren comes after the president populated his administration with the very people who created the financial meltdown.
Republicans walked away from a budget deal not because cuts weren’t steep enough but because they included tax increases on the wealthiest. If they’re drawing a line in the sand, President Obama must, too.