Tag Archives: default

Matters of Principle, Gary Hart 07/31/11


Gary Hart was a presidential candidate in the 1984 and 1988 elections.  Here is his take on a speech you may never hear from President Obama, but in what seems to be the parallel universe in which we live, may … Continue reading

Posted in Poli/Econ | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

US Credit Rating Lowered in Advance of Deadline


Egan-Jones is not one of the largest of the ratings companies, but ‘large’ sometimes means ‘slow to move.’  Smaller, nimble ratings companies keep their ears to the ground and, by hearing a stampede in the distance, are able to provide … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Poli/Econ | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Norquist: The GOP’s Grey Eminence


Somewhere in the shadowy past, somewhere between the ascendance of Karl Rove and the fumbling of Ralph Reed, the duplicity of Jack Abramov, and Tom (the Hammer) DeLay, another star was rising on the horizon.   Grover Norquist, differed from the crowd because he … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Poli/Econ | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,