It was bound to
happen. With Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan stubbornly—and
incorrectly—insisting government has to reduce spending for absolutely
everything, eventually his vicious cuts were going to become too much even for
Someone needs to tell Paul Ryan that his party—and the economic platform of austerity and plutocracy he crafted for it—lost a national election last year. Someone also needs to tell the Wisconsin Republican that he...
A prolonged confrontation over the nation's debt ceiling—unlike the "fiscal cliff," which provoked many scary headlines—could truly be grave for both America and the world. While press coverage often mentions the