A new president -- even one as talented and well-motivated as Obama -- can't get a thing done in Washington unless the public is actively behind him. As FDR said in the reelection campaign of 1936 when a lady insisted that if she were to vote for him he must commit to a long list of objectives, "Maam, I want to do those things, but you must make me."
Run for the hills! Its Record High Household Borrowing (again) - The Imaginary Debt Crisis Is Here to Stay Household borrowing has reached new records. Big deal. Personal income has grown much more. Bloomberg, August 1...
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