The Morning: April 12, 2011

I’ve asked this before, but what does Congress actually do? Republicans miss their own deadline for filing the (not-at-all historic, Mr. President) FY 2011 budget compromise that kept the government from shutting down on Friday. We’re Ikea’s Mexico: Ikea employees in Virginia make $8 per hour with 4 days off per year while their counterparts … Continue reading

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The Morning: March 31, 2011

This makes me a little uncomfortable: Aides are quietly preparing for Representative Giffords to run for retiring Senator Kyl’s seat, if she recovers.  Not only does it seem a little gauche, but the whispers are paralyzing decision-making by other Democrats. I suppose this has something to do with jobs: House GOPers are working on a … Continue reading

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