Can the tides be turned?
A lot of world leaders have scolded the US for putting the global economy at risk amid the fiscal crisis and looming debt ceiling deadline. Here are some of the things they said.
A couple of weeks ago, I elaborated on how Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid had at the time failed for three straight years to write up a budget in the Senate, thereby breaking the law three -- now four -- years running.
If Republicans do happen to force a shutdown in Washington, it's very possible they'll be embracing a political loser while doing the rest of us an immense favor.
“Mom, can I borrow some money?” Every parent has heard this question from a son or daughter---perhaps many times.