Unemployed Become a Political Football

Unemployed Become a Political Football

Fifteen million Americans are currently unemployed, and nearly half of that number has been actively and fruitlessly seeking employment for longer than six months. The depth and breadth of our labor market crisis is the greatest in over 50 years. Though the...

Conservative Hypocrisy on Military Spending

Bank robber Willie Sutton famously said he robbed banks because “that’s where the money is.” Applying this logic to cutting our Federal budget deficit would lead to this conclusion—to save money, we have to cut military spending. That’s where the Bush/Cheney...