Obama Archive

summers on obama

Not even a hint of a suspicion it’s by Presidential design: “The cumulative effect of all these developments is that the U.S. may well be on the way to becoming a Downton Abbey economy. President Barack Obama is right to be concerned. Those who condemn him for ‘tearing down the wealthy’ and ...Read More

ransom paid, door open for round 2

>    >   (email exchange) >    >   On Oct 17, 2013 12:47 AM, wrote: >    >   ”strengthens verification measures” actually more important than it sounds >    >   1. Another late and politically driven requirement added to an already over-stressed >   technical environment, so could add to the #FAIL; >    >   2. I’m not sure the current Federal Change can ...Read More

Obama the ‘socialist’…

Best Times for the 1 Percent Since 1920s By Paul Wiseman September 11 (AP) — The richest Americans were hit hard by the financial crisis. Their incomes fell more than 36 percent in the Great Recession of 2007-09 as stock prices plummeted. Incomes for the bottom 99 percent fell just 11.6 percent, ...Read More

Obama double talk on jobs

Note the flip flop. Obama Says Job Market May ‘Stall’ as Result of Budget Cuts By Hans Nichols May 19 (Bloomberg) — President Barack Obama told a group of Democratic donors in Atlanta that the economy and job market could falter as a result of the automatic spending cuts that went into ...Read More

Obama Drops Stimulus for Benefit Cut to Woo Republicans

Progressive hero: Obama Drops Stimulus for Benefit Cut to Woo Republicans By Mike Dorning April 8 (Bloomberg) — Less than a week after job-creation figures fell short of expectations and underscored the U.S. economys fragility, President Barack Obama will send Congress a budget that doesnt include the stimulus his allies say is ...Read More

What Obama Has Wrought

Looks like potentially a good MMT proponent if anyone knows him? What Obama Has Wrought By Glen Ford September 5 (BAR) — The meticulously scripted spectacles of the two corporate party conventions are very poor backdrops for clear thinking – but luckily, the ordeals are almost over. What remains after the tents ...Read More

Rasmussen daily presidential tracking poll

This is worth keeping an eye on as it was pretty much the only poll that had Romney in the lead pre Ryan, and now has Obama in the lead post Ryan. It’s the shift I find interesting. Daily Presidential Tracking Poll ...Read More

Huffington Post article

The Certainty of Debt and Taxes – The Fiscal Cliff Burden of Proof By Warren Mosler ...Read More

Public employment by President

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Small Business on Obamacare: No Reason to Hire or Invest

Business hires to service customers and expand when there’s enough aggregate demand to sustain sales at profitable prices. With or without Obamacare. Small Business on Obamacare: No Reason to Hire or Invest By Patricia Orsini June 28 (CNBC) — Small business owners, who have been waiting for the Supreme Court’s decision on ...Read More