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Can an Obama Jobs Bill Be Taken Seriously?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

For Obama to begin talk of legislation to create more jobs following signing off on a Republican debt ceiling deal which has had the predictable result of causing the country to move ever closer to another recession seems almost surreal.

Obama and the Compromise Fallacy

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Obama's penchant for compromise has come at the expense of leadership. While leaders need to know when to compromise, they also need to know when to stand up fight for their positions. For Obama, the choice has always been the former.

It's the Narrative, Stupid: Tales Around the Camp(aign)fire

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Our highly trained staff, at the National Narrative Institute, of highly skilled narrative-crafters can put aside complexity, and zero in on what really matters: a simple tale, with easy-to-recognize good guys and bad guys, and a moral that can fit into a fortune cookie. In today's 24/7 world, after all, who has time for more?

Republicans: Spare Me Your Newfound "Fiscal Responsibility"

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The Republicans today are conforming to an ideology based on a myth that other Republicans created in 1997, a copy of a copy without an original.

Rebate Checks in the Mail by Spring

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The checks aren't in the mail, but they will be soon. President Bush signed legislation Wednesday to rush rebates ranging from $300...

Rebate Checks in the Mail by Spring

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The checks aren't in the mail, but they will be soon. President Bush signed legislation Wednesday to rush rebates ranging from $300...