Schieffer Gives Geithner Softest Interview in History
Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer treated former secretary of the treasury Tim Geithner to a very special sendoff for his book Stress Test Sunday. After praising Geithner for his success in “bringing the country back from the worst recession …
How Dare Standard & Poor’s Tell Us What We Hate to Hear!
Plenty of bad news to chew over in the Morning Jolt…
[Standard and Poor's offered] a thoroughly depressing, and no doubt brutally honest, assessment.
Naturally, the Obama administration did what it does best in response: They blamed their political …
‘If Obama wants the Social Security checks to go out, he and Michelle can scramble eggs for the girls.’
The always-animated Prof. Peter Morici, of the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, was on SiriusXM’s POTUS this morning, even more fired-up than usual.
He noted that life without a debt-ceiling deal after August 2 …
What General Electric has in common with the guy who runs Obama’s IRS: not paying taxes. That New York Times report on G.E.’s remarkable ability to avoid paying U.S. taxes has been getting a …
Geithner Book Rekindles Barofsky Hatefest
Tim Geithner has a new book coming out, and one character in it is already fired up about the former Treasury Secretary’s nasty comments.
Geithner, who was president of the New York Federal Reserve Bank when the partial correction of …
Tim Geithner Inoculates Republicans on All Future Job Losses
Remember this comment from this morning, and cite it, and repeat it, the next time you hear some Democrat argue that the debt ceiling deal somehow hurt the economy:
GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: So this won’t cost us jobs?
TIM GEITHNER: …
‘Extraordinary Measures’ Have Already Reduced Debt $2.63 Billion in Two Months
As noted in the post below, the past few months have actually seen a very, very, very slight improvement in the national debt. So how did that happen?
According to U.S. Treasury figures at Debt to the Penny, the …
Taxes for Thee, Not for Me
From the RNC this morning:
IT’S NOT JUST RANGEL
Senator John Kerry Is Avoiding Paying $500,000 In Taxes On His Yacht.
Obama’s First Nominee For HHS Secretary, Tom Daschle, Failed To Pay $128,000 In Taxes.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner Failed …