Category Archives: Paul Krugman

Greg Walden wants to cock-block the trillion dollar coin.

Via MSNBC’s “Last Word” blog. What if a single coin could solve the debt ceiling? The premise is kooky, yet simple: The Treasury would print a $1 trillion dollar platinum coin and deposit it at the Federal Reserve, and boom, … Continue reading

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You can take a Neo-Con to water but you can’t make him not use it for a board.

So, that plan to avoid blogging about politics for the next week…yeah…not working out all that well.  (Via The New York TImes.) Last September, Mitt Romney’s advisers were so determined to attack President Obama from every direction and to revive long-discredited … Continue reading

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The President’s budget speech: A bump or a pivot?

Okay, I admit it.  I was impressed. It’s like the Obama from 2008 finally clawed his way out of the attic, punched out the guy who’s been playing him since, let’s say, just after the Health Care Reform fight started … Continue reading

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The Midterm blues and how to beat them…

Okay.  I get it. The bloom is off the rose.  Obama is losing that fresh New President smell. And as we close in on the midterms, the united front we had against the GOP is now frayed and divided into … Continue reading

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A few bad apples makes the economic disparity that much worse.

GODDAMNIT! Tax cuts enacted in 2001 and 2003 expire at the end of this year. President Barack Obama and Democratic congressional leaders have been eager to extend the breaks for individuals who earn less than $200,000 annually and joint filers … Continue reading

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RANDOM NOTES 5-6-09

-Spent at least three hours yesterday on a damned snipe hunt. CD or not CD, DJ’s Video, even Blockbuster didn’t have “Benjamin Button” on Blu-Ray. Sure, Safeway has standees filled to the brim with regular movie only DVD’s but not … Continue reading

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Random Notes-3-21-09

-While we’re all having angina over the AIG bonus kerfuffle, The Treasury plan to buy up toxic assets have been released. And it’s moments like this, I wish I’d taken more (I.E. any) economic courses in college. All I can … Continue reading

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