The US Government is out of money. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has said she is using "extreme, emergency measures" to move money between accounts in order to cover US obligations. She expects these methods to be exhausted sometime in October. At that point the US would no longer be able
Dating back to my days in high school government class, the REAL most interesting branch of government I always thought was Congress. After all, the Congressional Article was the Article before the Executive Branch in the Constitution, so our founding fathers seem to agree with me. It’s typically just
Tuesday is the 40 year anniversary of the assassination attempt on President Reagan. I remember this because it was on my 7th birthday. I of course feel terrible for my selfish feelings of 'my day' being ruined by all the adults only wanting to watch news coverage of this and
I've enjoyed the celebrations the past few weeks about how far we've come in the past year. I'm as excited as everyone about our ability to emerge from the pandemic. So many positive things happened in the past year. We of course have had many negative things happen.
These headlines are shocking and certainly something I don't want to make light of. While it is indeed the worst number since the Great Depression, the way GDP is calculated does not fairly represent what is actually happening. The government takes the estimated economic output for the last three months,