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Matthews: The government must pay what it owes

07/05/11 08:00PM

Let me finish tonight with some words I have for the screaming fanatics that we hear seriously talking about the United States government refusing to pay what it owes.Deadbeats. That's the word we call them. Deadbeats. People who buy things and don't pay for them, people who make bets and don't cover them. Deadbeats.How about this?You've got people telling the American people that we don't have to be as good as our word, don't have to honor the pledge the U.S. read more

Let Me Start...

07/05/11 08:32AM

Here's what we're looking at today: What kind of party is the Republican Party? In his New York Times column, David Brooks writes that the Republican Party has been offered the deal of a century --  "trillions of dollars in spending cuts in exchange for a few hundred million dollars of revenue increases" -- but it won't take the deal because it has been overrun by fanatics who will never, ever consider anything that increases revenues. read more

Palins hold joint book signing

Palins hold joint book signing

07/01/11 08:00PM

Sideshow: According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, at Wednesday’s joint book signing, Sarah Palin fans were told they had to also buy Bristol’s book to get... watch

Let Me Start...

07/01/11 08:10AM

Happy Friday! Here's what we see out there today:Why are Republicans playing chicken with the debt ceiling? As Paul Krugman points out, raising the ceiling has been little more than a formality in recent history -- in fact, under George W. Bush the ceiling was raised seven times. So what's changed? Hmm... a Democratic president? An ideologically-driven Republican party that wants to extort political concessions over every vote in Congress? read more

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