on the bright side they haven't passed Obama's requested $4T in fiscal contraction. yet.:
Just $900B in cuts over 10 years to pay for the $900B pricetag on last Decembers' tax breaks for the rich. On the downside, they aren't even talking about doing anything about this:
Practically speaking what we’re dealing with here and what we need to recognize is not an interruption to a long process of economic growth, a recession or some shock to aggregate demand. It is an incurable disease at the heart of the system.
Or rather, their campaign donors are doing everything they can to make the disease worse.
your turing test:
Oil for Nothing:US Holds On Humanitarian SuppliesIraq: 1997-2001
the good book
and other cultural