With the economy foundering like a man overboard in heavy seas, we've attempted to rescue it by throwing it an anchor.
In Washington, adults are playing games that even slow-witted teenagers don't play anymore.
Despite the GOP's ideological claptrap about corporate executives being "job creators," it's ordinary Americans who actually create jobs.
Our economy needs a new stimulus package, not a poison pill.
Commentators who say that the two sides were almost "unable to come to an agreement" in the debt talks are laughable.
If the companies that offshore their profits and design tax scams paid their fair share, we might not have a budget crisis.
Republicans and a few coal-state Democrats have cynically blocked passage of tougher mine safety laws that would stop the murderous greed of coal profiteers.
A serious debate about the federal government's role is long overdue.