Kyle Kondik of Larry Sabato’s group has written up their first set of House rankings, and it’s a mixed bag. Democrats need 24 seats to win back the House, and Sabato’s forecast has 30 Republican seats in play. This is a redistricting year, but it looks like neither party will gain much (if anything) from […]
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Somehow the beltway media missed this in the discussion of the debt ceiling, but right now, the real rate of return on government debt is negative (via): Suppose the government had two choices. It could either pay for infrastructure improvements as it went along out of tax revenue or it could borrow money build the […]
I’ll just outsource my comment on the chickenshit, candyass McConnell/Boehner cave to Miss Peggy Lee. And, somehow, this seems relevant: Here’s an open thread.
Today it’s being reported that Obama offered up raising the Medicare eligibility age as part of a package deal on the debt ceiling. As ABL posted below, this could be an extremely smart example of offering a sacrifice you know the other side won’t take to get some credibility and to put Boehner in a […]
DougJ has already noted that the Murdoch empire fumbled the whole hacking scandal, but I thought it was worth noting that the recent fire sale of MySpace cost News Corp a hell of a lot more: So all things considered, MySpace has cost Murdoch’s empire something like $1.3 billion. Even if my assumptions are way […]