A Half-Slice Compromise

In many ways not unexpected, I awoke this morning to the news that Republicans and Democrats came to a last minute agreement to avoid the impending government shutdown (Click here for information concerning the agreement). For the numerous military and government employed families, they can breathe a little easier knowing that they will not have … Continue reading A Half-Slice Compromise

The Congressional Assembly Line of Handouts

At the end of the fall semester, I wrote a paper concerning the potential congressional bailout of Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler. Since then, President Bush stepped in with a temporary fix consisting of a 13 billion dollar plus loan in the absence of any Congressional activity. So while the issue no longer dominates the … Continue reading The Congressional Assembly Line of Handouts