Submitted by letsgetitdone on Mon, 04/19/2010 - 11:25am
[Selise on Fiscal Sustainability at Down with Tyranny. Read and comment! -- lambert]
[James Galbraith on the Fiscal Sustainability Counter-conference:
The Fiscal Sustainability Teach-In Counter Conference will be the important
event in Washington on April 28. Unlike the other meeting, this one will
feature important work by honest scholars. It deserves at least equal
attention, and very much more respect.
James K. Galbraith, The University of Texas at Austin
Alrighty, then. --lambert]
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Fiscal sustainability is very much in the News these days because of the activities of the President's National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, The Peterson Foundation's very vigorous efforts to present a point of view on fiscal sustainability that reinforces and expands the outlook of the National Commission's statement of purpose, The Washington Post's continuing expression of the deficit hawkism point of view, and CNN's “news alliance” with The Peterson Foundation. All this and more is part of a steamroller being formed to ensure that only one point of view on fiscal sustainability, namely a neo-liberal point of view dominates the landscape of public discussion. Read below the fold...
Submitted by kelley b on Fri, 04/20/2007 - 9:34am
What does an effective Attorney General do?
Why, fire any honest Republican Federal Prosecutors Dear Leader might have accidently appointed and who might feel obligated to investigate people like Duke Cunningham, or Jack Abramoff, or the outing of the CIA agent keeping you from a lucrative war, or prosecuting the tobacco companies or Halliburton or anyone else in Bu$hie's Ba$e, and replace them with Regent University TheoCon Faithful who realize the need for discretion in the government's Reconstruction for the Faith.
Read below the fold...
Submitted by kelley b on Tue, 12/05/2006 - 10:56pm
Well sand off the old finish, slap a new coat of shellac on me, and call me Furniture [thanks, MJS]. Via DefenseTech, where they actually take this stuff seriously, more on the reel-deel double-seekrit war behind the War on Terra, the Longer War behind the Long War. It ain't Eurasia, it's always been Eastasia... Read below the fold...