The Lost Decade

July 30, 2010 | Comments Off

As the Big Picture’s Barry Ritholtz writes: Just in case you forgot: By nearly any conceivable measure, the George W. Bush administration (2000-08) economic performance was the worst of any President since Hoover. That requires repeating: the 2000s were the worst economic decade since Herbert Hoover. Seems like an important fact to remember. Oh, and [...]

The Obama Record

July 26, 2010 | Comments Off

Rachel Maddow recaps all of the major achievements of the Obama presidency. It’s an impressive record — especially considering the Senate Republicans are filibustering at a record rate. Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Now I hope the Obama White House will do more to tell the story of [...]