April 28, 2017

Rahm: Obama deserves the “incomplete”

Middle-class decline continues unabated during Obama term. Who knew that an “incomplete” … [Read more...]

The Lost Decade of the Middle Class (VIDEO)

Since 2000, the middle class has shrunk in size, fallen backward in income and wealth and shed some … [Read more...]

Pew Research Center | Fewer, Poorer, Gloomier – The Lost Decade of the Middle Class

Fewer, Poorer, Gloomier – The Lost Decade of the Middle Class OVERVIEW As the 2012 … [Read more...]

Pew Research Center | Fewer, Poorer, Gloomier – The Lost Decade of the Middle Class

Fewer, Poorer, Gloomier – The Lost Decade of the Middle Class OVERVIEW As the 2012 … [Read more...]

Breaking: Romney to announce VP pick tomorrow at 9 8:45 am; Update: NBC says it’s Ryan

Set your alarm clocks. Fresh in the e-mail inbox from Team Romney: Boston, MA – On Saturday, Mitt R … [Read more...]

How’s the View from Where You’re Sitting?

So, I was wondering… how’s the view from where you’re sitting these days.  Is it … [Read more...]

Zogby: Obama outperforming Romney among “upscale voters”

College-educated voters give edge to Obama Voters with college degrees and international travelers … [Read more...]

Obamateurism of the Day

Math is hard. This OOTD comes to us from Jeryl Bier, and it’s a bit complicated — but … [Read more...]

New Romney ad: “Whatever happened to Hope and Change?”

Plus, donor class over the middle class? Two new ads from Team Romney over the last 24 hours have … [Read more...]

That dastardly Romney’s tax plan versus Obama’s pro-growth one

...Or something. As loathe as I am to admit it, I actually think President Obama’s piecemeal … [Read more...]

Obama to campaign on 2010 re-run

Hike taxes on everyone making $250,000 or more. Some believe Barack Obama has run out of ideas on … [Read more...]

Where Food Stamps Go to Die

Where Food Stamps Go to Die Nothing exemplifies the ghetto status of the U.S. economy more than the … [Read more...]

Washington vs. the Middle Class

Washington vs. the Middle Class Forty-five million Americans (one in seven) are on food stamps. One … [Read more...]

Elizabeth Warren gets that the “game is rigged”

Advantages. As Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren tries to unseat Republican incumbent … [Read more...]

DNC spokesman: “The Bush tax cuts did some good things for the middle class”

So... we're all in agreement, then? The Bush-era tax cuts are set to expire on the first day of … [Read more...]

HAMP 2 is HERE – Some say it’s the best HAMP yet, and they’re probably right about that.

This past year has been transformational as far as the foreclosure crisis was concerned, although we … [Read more...]

Gallup: Romney leads among middle-income voters

Resonance. For weeks, the Obama campaign has labored mightily to paint Mitt Romney as out of touch … [Read more...]

My Financial Recovery Plan for the Middle Class: Whistle While You Work

So, we all should know the deal by now, right?  It’s over… and we lost. That’s … [Read more...]

“Tim, could you get the door?” “Sure, honey… are we expecting company?” “Not that I know of…”

  As many as 1,000 surprise guests visited the Bethesda home of Treasury Secretary Timothy … [Read more...]

Quotes of the day

"They don't get us!" “This election is going to create a stark and fundamental choice between … [Read more...]

Quotes of the day

Reelection. President Barack Obama launched a new phase of his re-election campaign on Saturday by … [Read more...]

WSJ poll: Romney leads Obama by six when voters are asked who has good ideas to improve the economy

Priorities. The bad news from the big new WSJ/NBC poll? O leads overall by six and leads Romney head … [Read more...]

Video: David Axelrod makes the case for Mitt Romney

What 2012 comes down to ... A great rapid response effort by the Mitt Romney team on this one … [Read more...]

Video: David Axelrod makes the case for Mitt Romney

What 2012 comes down to ... A great rapid response effort by the Mitt Romney team on this one … [Read more...]

New study exposes income-inequality “crisis” as bogus

All income levels got richer. How does one manufacture a class-warfare fight?  For a good start, … [Read more...]

Just a reminder: “Buffett Rule” that Obama won’t stop talking about is aimed mainly at around 400 taxpayers

Nuance. Via Sean Hackbarth. Remember, this gimmick is aimed at rich people who make most of their … [Read more...]

FireDogLake Book Salon on BROKE

On Sunday, March 25, from 5-7pm Eastern/2-4pm Pacific, I am live-blogging about Broke: How Debt … [Read more...]

Biden tells $10K-a-couple fundraiser audience that GOP doesn’t know the middle class

At the home of ... Via JWF and Gabe Malor, this is why Republicans pray that Barack Obama keeps Joe … [Read more...]

Littwin on Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer

A few weeks ago, Katie Porter noted the release of the new book, Broke: How Debt Bankrupts the … [Read more...]

Robosigning 2.0: Coming to a Foreclosure Review Near You

Last October, I wrote a post entitled "Robosigning 2.0" that discussed some job ads for … [Read more...]

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