Where’s the Beef in the Debt Limit Buns?

July 26th, 2011

By Dan Miller According to this Tatler article, the Boehner plan lacks sufficient support in the House to pass. That is quite understandable. There is a dearth of substance in reports on the Boehner “plan,” which appears to be little more than a road map to something perhaps good — drawn with a dull and […]


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Wall St in Free Fall; Stock Brokers Commit Mass Suicide

July 25th, 2011

By Dan Miller As calmly encouraged by the Obama Administration and hence widely anticipated, the U.S. stock markets crashed today because the obstructionist Republicans again refused to yield in the face of President Obama’s persuasive and bipartisan efforts to bring peace, justice and prosperity to all of humankind.  He is flexible;  why can’t they be […]


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Debt Limit Talks Collapse – Again

July 22nd, 2011

By Dan Miller According to this breaking news from the Washington Post, the debt limit talks have, once again, collapsed and House leaders are now working with Senate leaders to craft an alternative plan to raise the federal debt limit, but so far they have not reached agreement on a way to meet an Aug. […]


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Options Limited in Debt Ceiling Mess

July 21st, 2011

By Dan Miller There are many approaches to the current debt limit mess and few of them are likely to work. The Cut, Cap and Balance bill that recently passed the House is unlikely to pass the Democratic-controlled Senate and, even if it did, President Obama has said that he would veto it. Even if  […]


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Wanted: Sacrifices for Obama’s Reelection Campaign

July 19th, 2011

By Dan Miller President Obama and others negotiating an end to the debt limit mess are searching for ways out of a political crisis of their own making and trying desperately to kick cans full of worms and of blame down the road to avoid losses during next year’s elections. Solving the underlying problems would […]


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