On any given week, the news brings us dirty old men, a financial crisis, terrorism, a natural disaster, and a no shit study. Let’s see what iterations on the same old stuff we get today.
Our U.S. elected representatives managed to stop throwing feces at each other long enough to come up with a debt ceiling deal everyone hates. While raising the debt ceiling through 2013 will prevent our nation’s credit rating from falling in the toilet, we’re collectively going to feel the tightening of our national belt. Read More Everyone Hates Debt Ceiling Deal, But World Won’t End
Our nation is now a mere five days away from the debt-ceiling deadline, a situation that has state governments, Wall Street, and citizens watching ever closely, waiting to see what exactly will come. Read More Deadline Approaching on Debt Ceiling
One only has to take a peek into recent conversations in Congress over our looming debt ceiling to realize how deep political factions run in America. The closed-door meetings between house Republicans and Democrats have been described as “tense” and “heel grinding,” both tactics clearly implemented by the leader of the Republican House Majority Eric Cantor and his self-tanner abusing partner, Speaker of the House John Boehner. Read More Real Talk: The Debt Ceiling Crisis