Foot-in-mouth disease appears to be as least as important than the economy. Thanks to the former, as well as Mitt Romney's completely inept handling of independent voters, it will be extremely difficult if not impossible for Romney to win the presidential election in November.
Romney Casts Off 47% of Voters
Every other week or so, Romney seems to make a major gaff of some sort. His recent flip-flops on Obamacare are a case-in-point.
Student loan debt is now one of the Obama Administration's biggest cash cows. The government is poised to pocket a record $51 billion profit from federal student loan borrowers this year, according to a report by the Congressional Budget Office.
Those who think the answer to the unemployment problem is more education might be surprised to learn the Majority of Unemployed Attended College.
For the first time in history, the number of jobless workers age 25 and up who have attended some college now exceeds the ranks of those who settled for a high school diploma or less.
ContributorNetwork - Sitting at a year out from the 2012 presidential election, opinions of who should win are split along party lines. Comments range from Republican promises for tax cuts and deregulation to a do-nothing Congress and broken promises from President Barack Obama. Voters won't decide until Nov. 6, 2012, but lines are already being drawn in the sand for some southeast Iowa voters in Fairfield.
Barack Obama has a well-documented history of shooting, but until now it has mainly involved “hoops” with his basketball buddies, the odd frame of pool and a round of golf.
So when Obama added clay-pigeon shooting to that list in an attempt to reassure America’s gun lobby, there were those who wondered if the president might be trying too hard.
One Republican politician even challenged him to a shoot-out.
Caroline Baum, one of my favorite Bloomberg columnists has an interesting article today that's worth a read. Please consider, Wanted: Middle-Class Tweeters for White House Event.
Who were these people, gathered on the afternoon of New Year's Eve to fete the president as a deal to avert the fiscal cliff was hanging in the balance?