August 22, 2017

WaPo: No, you’re not better off than four years ago

Household income drops below recession level. Thirty-two years ago, Ronald Reagan asked voters a … [Read more...]

Obamateurism of the Day

The roof-riding dog that didn't bark. This week, the Congressional Budget Office issued a very dire … [Read more...]

Obamateurism of the Day

The roof-riding dog that didn't bark. This week, the Congressional Budget Office issued a very dire … [Read more...]

CBO: Deep recession on the way if Congress fails to stop the fiscal cliff

Yeah, so... what else is new? On Wednesday, the Congressional Budget Office issued its latest … [Read more...]

Worst Western post-financial crash recovery in last four decades?

Singing the blues. When pressed to explain why the US recovery in the last three years has fizzled … [Read more...]

Video: How Obama tax hike hurts an Ohio small business

Taxes or expansion. People know that raising taxes in a recession is a bad idea.  Even Barack Obama … [Read more...]

George Mantor | The Drought, the Depression and Déjà Vu… Presenting Dust Bowl II

The Drought, the Depression and Déjà Vu… Presenting Dust Bowl II Every time I get a little bit … [Read more...]

Another recession coming?

For rising numbers of the poor, it's already here. As the jobs numbers and other economic data start … [Read more...]

New poll shows Obama getting the most blame for the bad economy

Blame Bush wearing thin. In 2009, Barack Obama predicted that he had only three years to turn the … [Read more...]

The Impact of Fathers’ Job Loss during the 1980s Recession on their Child’s Educational Attainment and Labour Market Outcomes

The Impact of Fathers’ Job Loss during the 1980s Recession on their Child’s Educational Attainment … [Read more...]

Study shows Obama tax plan bad news for the economy — especially in blue states

Flunks the "do no harm" test. Two months ago, the Congressional Budget Office issued a stark warning … [Read more...]

Republican Filibuster Discloses that GOP Opposes DISCLOSURE

  On Monday evening, Senate Republicans filibustered to kill S.3369, the DISCLOSE Act… “A bill … [Read more...]

Richard Duncan | THE NEW GREAT DEPRESSION: How Close Are We? (VIDEO)

How Close Are We to New Great Depression? The risk of a new depression — a sustained, severe … [Read more...]

REPORT | 401(k) Loan Defaults: How Big Is the Leakage and What Can Policymakers Do to Preserve Americans’ Nest Eggs?

401(k) Loan Defaults: How Big Is the Leakage and What Can Policymakers Do to Preserve Americans’ … [Read more...]

David Stockman | We’re Heading Toward Chaos, Recession, Paralysis (Bloomberg TV)

David Stockman, former director of the Office of Management and Budget in the Reagan administration, … [Read more...]

David Stockman | We’re Heading Toward Chaos, Recession, Paralysis (Bloomberg TV)

David Stockman, former director of the Office of Management and Budget in the Reagan administration, … [Read more...]

LA Times: Men get 80% of the jobs Obama recovery created

War on women? If we experienced a “man-cession” in 2007-2009, we may be experienced a … [Read more...]

The lasting damage of this economy on young workers

Perpetual damage There’s a lot of talk about the difference between the published BLS … [Read more...]

Stop with the “I inherited a bad economy” excuse, says …

And ... where? For more than three years, Barack Obama has whined about having inherited a bad … [Read more...]

Three Central Banks Surprise… Desperation in Three Part Harmony

  Yesterday, the New York Times reported that in a single hour three central banks… one in … [Read more...]

“Some people call it a recession, I think it’s a depression”

"They say he hasn't done enough, but they don't help him get anything done!" ...Yeah, that's kind of … [Read more...]

President Obama, Bored With the Foreclosure Crisis. That Explains A Lot, Actually.

  Jean Braucher is the Roger C. Henderson Professor of Law at the University of Arizona law … [Read more...]

CAR- California Assn. of Realtors Tries to Kill Homeowners Bill of Rights

  You know, I wasn’t going to say anything about the role of Realtors here, but now that the … [Read more...]

PRACTICE LAW, LOSE YOUR LICENSE: WHAT SB 94 MEANS TO YOUR PRACTICE By Alice M. Graham

“The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.”1 Most of us like to think we are honest, … [Read more...]

Can Obama win the election on social issues?

This ain't 2004. Team Obama may have given up hope for economic change in this election cycle, … [Read more...]

CNN: Moody’s downgrade of 15 banks a sign of a new recession

"That means jobs in this country are not going to grow." Late last night, Moody’s hammered 15 … [Read more...]

Report | Sharing a Household – Household Composition and Economic Well-Being (2007–2010)

U.S. Department of Commerce Economics and Statistics Administration U.S. CENSUS BUREAU Sharing a … [Read more...]

Report | Sharing a Household – Household Composition and Economic Well-Being (2007–2010)

U.S. Department of Commerce Economics and Statistics Administration U.S. CENSUS BUREAU Sharing a … [Read more...]

Elizabeth Warren Asks Netroots Nation a Question. Problem is, I think the answer is NO.

So, I guess a couple of weeks ago, Elizabeth Warren was a speaker at Netroots Nation, which I … [Read more...]

More financial bombshells for baby boomers: Don’t count on that inheritance

Rough. Is no age group safe from the fiscal woes of economic near-recession and pending entitlement … [Read more...]

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