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Entries by Meredith Bagby from 12/2010

What Truman Can Teach Obama About the Deficit

| Posted 12.02.2010 | Politics

Truman's willingness to confront the sacred cows causing long-term spending growth remains a critical skill for policymakers today, though the debate has moved to health from defense.

Nothing Left to Fleece: Taxes, the GOP & Dr. Evil

| Posted 12.13.2010 | Politics

The cracks of the American superstructure are reflected in every facet in our lives -- whether it's our disappearing middle class, our crumbling infrastructure or our flailing education system.

The Ticking Bomb No One Hears: Exploding Interest on the Debt

| Posted 12.30.2010 | Politics

As we begin this New Year, we citizens need to demand immediate action from the incoming Congress. And as investors, we must begin storing up our nuts. It could be a very long winter.