October 15, 2013
The bar has been set pretty high these past few years for clueless hypocrisy among Washington elders offering bipartisan bromides to break the fiscal gridlock. But Leon Panetta just cleared it with a standing jump.
For the past two weeks, Security States has been exploring the possibility of liability for software design flaws. It’s a critical issue—and likely the right answer from an economic perspective. But at this point that answer is theoretical.
In Tuesday's paper, New York Times reporters Jonathan Weisman and Jennifer Steinhauer have a story on the female senators who have tried to find a debt-ceiling bargain. They include Susan Collins, Barbara Mikulski, Kelly Ayotte, and Lisa Murkowski.
Was the Old American Center apathetic, intractable, and very fake?
Apparently, it’s become fashionable to wonder whether fissures in the GOP might eventually grow into a schism, with tea party candidates mounting independent challenges to the GOP in the 2014 elections.
October 14, 2013
Senate leaders are near an agreement that would re-open the government and increase the debt ceiling.
Why Liberals will miss Michael Bloomberg and the era's other imperial centrist mayors
The secret meaning of Rick Perry's glasses
After all that, the Tea Party may have helped K Street end a tax that annoyed fatcats
Gerrymandering is ugly. But you can't blame it for all Republican lunacy.