The Late Great Recession: How It Became Politicized In This Election Cycle

Posted on by Phil Querin

“Trickle-down did not work. It got us into the mess we were in, in 2008 and 2009,” Mrs. Clinton said, referring to the idea that tax cuts on high-income households can spur economic growth. “Slashing taxes on the wealthy hasn’t worked. And a lot of really smart, wealthy people know that.” ~ Wall Street Journal, September […]

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The Republican Mid-Term Sweeps: Doing The Numbers

Posted on by Phil Querin

In a recent Wall Street Journal article by reporter Rebecca Ballhaus (“GOP to Control Senate for First Time Since ’06 After Midterm Election Sweep”) one gets a graphic picture of the breadth of the Republicans’ mid-term 2014 victory.  Here’s the scorecard, by the numbers: 

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