From the Kudlow-Kernan-Caruso-Cabreraesque CNBC brain trust milieu, 1140 is the "worst case". Got it.
Thursday, August 18, 2011
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The belief that, no matter what we do (better: "is done by them"), it will all work out, leading to this kind of apathy at the polls:
"Overall, it appeared that more than 43% of voting-age adults turned out in the recalls [in Wisconsin]" - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Not even more than half the people of Wisconsin could be bothered to vote, with the dramatic changes/unraveling going on there. Gulp. Yet, this is seen as "high".
Posted by Amicus at 4:41 AM
Monday, August 8, 2011
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So, who thinks that politicians who sign a "no new taxes pledge" and then go on to say that the U.S. debt is sound and sacrosanct aren't, at best, double-speakers, and, at worse, guilty of sedition?
After all, the "FULL faith and credit" of the U.S. includes the ability to tax (and even tax harshly, say) to make sure that obligations are met.
To deliberately sign a pledge that runs so obviously and "commonsensically" counter to the U.S. Constitution is perhaps ... sedition.
Posted by Amicus at 8:46 PM
NO SENSE PLEASE, WE'RE REPUBLICANS
Kinda says it all, as the market digests extremist Tea-Party rhetoric-become-reality and legislation that more-or-less hamstrings policy makers and prolongs the uncertainty during a critical economic time in the U.S. economy:
Markets off 2.5%+, as Americans "embrace the suck" in GOP-Tea politics:
Posted by Amicus at 8:33 PM
Monday, August 1, 2011
THE NEWEST "PEACE DIVIDEND" (FOR THE WEALTHIEST) FROM THE GOP
McConnell and Boehner obviously feel like they've achieved something ... suddenly, everyone is going to be better off because we are vapidly cutting spending during a downturn that has headline unemployment still at 9%.
Posted by Amicus at 7:01 AM