Liberals, who were already frustrated with Obama, were clamoring for him to nominate her. It is a late realization but, given that the fifty-six year old has many years of influence before him, perhaps his post-presidency will help build the political support for the kinds of policies he advocated as president. Thank you for your research and homework. While Obama and his team would have preferred ideologically to avoid buy the banks they have in fact had to buy Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, AIG, and Citibank among others. Finance reform has become to Obama what Iraq War coffins were to Bush: something to be tucked safely out of sight. White House spokesman Jay Carney says that "we continue to be poised for positive economic growth and job creation.
Argentina and Brazil take market share. Some of this, of course, represents a dramatic break with the Bush administration, but not necessarily a progressive step toward comprehensive national health care. The White House's refusal to push for real reform stands in stark contrast to what it should be doing. Prisons West Virginia Inmates Will Be Charged by the Minute to Read E-Books on Tablets The tablets aren't supposed to replace regular books, but similar policies have led to restrictions on book donations and price-gouging in other states. The Obama health care plan seems destined to make the government the guarantor of insurance company profits by forcing everyone who can to buy insurance. At his mid-May Health Care Summit, Obama announced that his administration and these health care industries and corporations had come up with a plan that would save two trillion dollars over the next ten years and save U.
Even as amended, however, resolution authority still has the potential to be truly revolutionary legislation. But intellectual dishonesty is a quality I particularly disdain. On paper, the panel was mostly useless. At Treasury, there is Geithner, who worked under Rubin in the Clinton years. About Us Key Staff Testimonials. Obama inherited a plummeting economy and the worst recession in decades from his predecessor, George W.
Confusing regulations put well-run businesses at the mercy of bureaucratic brutes. That perspective was particularly infuriating to Warren. Cast your votes today! This had the added effect of magnifying every scandal he was involved in. But mostly, the left is bellyaching about the end of temporary military spending and a brutal austerity that's enveloped a once great nation. While this is well below the more than nine million people who worked involuntarily part-time amid the height of the Great Recession in , finding work for everybody remains a challenge.