Tag Archive for economic royalism

My, How Times Have Changed

This post is heavily lifted from here. There’s a site called The Smirking Chimp recommended by digby (who is, IMHO, totally cool). Check them both from time to time.  The Smirking Chimp has a post about the economic effects of the Reagan Revolution. Following is the gist of their post. It’s handy to have all this information…

Remember The Keating Five?

You should. We all should. Why? Well, how can we tell John McCain has learned his lessons from then? He said he was sorry for doing wealthy financier Charles Keating’s bidding in deregulating the savings & loans banks so he can make more millions. But what has McCain done since then to right his wrongs?…

Bush-O-Nomics in Action

Bush, McCain, and their GOP should be proud of themselves… Shouldn’t they? The nation’s unemployment rate zoomed to a five-year high of 6.1 percent in August as employers slashed 84,000 jobs, dramatic proof of the mounting damage a deeply troubled economy is inflicting on workers and businesses alike. The Labor Department’s report, released Friday, showed…

The Choice Couldn’t Be Clearer

(Cross-posted at Clintonistas for Obama) Have you been watching the Democratic Convention this week? I have. I cried during Michelle Obama’s speech. And of course, I was moved to my head to my feet during Hillary Clinton’s speech! I really felt moved after seeing some of my favorite Democrats speak. But you know what’s also…