Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is threatening to risk a default on the national debt unless President Obama agrees to large spending cuts. But playing politics with the debt ceiling is a dangerous and inappropriate game.
Time is running out, but it's not too late for Republicans to choose to put common sense and governing ahead of branding and ideology. That's the only way we'll be able to move past the cliff and move forward as a nation, together.
There are a still few regions where foreclosure is never discussed beyond the immediate family, but it's less and less often due to the morality issue. This, I believe, is the beginning of the fourth and last wave of home walkaways.
No sooner did the president and Boehner announce their agreement than the stock market fell dramatically. The all-knowing Stock Exchange, that Delphic Oracle of their cult, has looked upon their handiwork... and frowned.
Rather than declare victory, Washington should waste no time in redoubling efforts to remove the multiple policy uncertainties and structural impediments that stand in the way of restoring America on the path of high growth and plentiful job creation.