davidl on June 9th, 2011

With the departure of chief economic adviser Austan Goolsbee, that’s the number of members from the original Obama economic team still working for the administration, not quite three years into the first term. Rats, say goodbye to the ship of state: Gone are Christina Romer, Larry Summers, Peter Orszag. Headed out is Goolsbee, who abruptly […]

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Eric Florack on June 7th, 2011

(Newburgh, NY–) I’m off Interstate 84 at Exit 5 tonight, at the TA in Newburgh, NY. It’s been a long day and I’m feeling tired but with the feeling I have accomplished something for the day. I’ve showered…. always a plus on a hot day…. and I’m now cooking some dinner.Some rice, some Brocolli, and […]

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davidl on September 14th, 2010

Obama administration clueless on jobs, from Fox News Sunday interview by Chris Wallace of Bbama brand spanking new economic advisor Austan Goolsbee, Fox News: GOOLSBEE: But I don’t think the unemployment rate will be coming down significantly anytime in the near future. WALLACE: Do you think it will — you’ll be — it’s now 9.6 […]

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davidl on September 6th, 2010

Code Pink where are you? Code Pink is not so much anti-war, as it is pro-liberal, form Jammie Wearing Fool: As President Barack Obama formally declared an end to combat operations in Iraq this week, the anti-war movement that helped sweep him into office — and that worked for seven years to bring U.S. troops […]

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