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Yes, we are playing with fire on the debt ceiling

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The Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago routinely polls an ideological diverse group of prominent e...
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The Power of Getting Along

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I have always said that a Centrist Party, or a group of independent legislators with centrist tendencies, would deriv...
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Thoughts on the shutdown

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I've been reading the same commentary as you have about President Obama's curious lack of leadership and Tea Party Re...
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On Governance

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What do Somalia, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, and even the budget impasse have in common?  They are all examples of how ...
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Dems and Wall Street Drift Toward Divorce

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The withdrawal of Larry Summers from consideration as Fed Chairman is part of a larger rift between Wall Street and t...
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OF COURSE They Can't Cooperate with Democrats!

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Some prominent and powerful Republican senators are facing primary challenges from their own right flank.  According ...
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The Height of Partisanship

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This would almost be funny, if it weren't so sad and serious.  A poll of Louisiana Republicans found that more blamed...
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