Federal Budget

Breakfast in America: December 5, 2012


This fiscal cliff business is driving us all mad. Yeah…this happened. 38 Republicans just blocked a treaty that was negotiated by a Republican, based on a Republican law, supported by every living Republican presidential candidate except Romney (I don’t think…

Weekly Podcast: Cliff Jumping


Joe and Allison review the latest Republican counteroffer in the fiscal cliff negotiations and wonder whether they have any sense of how negotiations even work. They also check in on the evolving Susan Rice controversy, wondering if the furor over…

Breakfast in America: December 4, 2012


The most annoying aspect of conservatives is their blind allegiance to tired and frankly failed talking points. Obama is apparently “arrogant.” Yeah, we get it, you’re a racist douchebag who thinks black people with degrees are full of themselves. But…