President Obama's resistance to actually firing anyone is getting a bit strange.
Before the government taxes people and/or sends them money, inequality in Sweden is as high as it is in the U.S. Then everything changes.
The answer is clearly yes, and for two reasons.
Obama got Wall Street reform passed in his first term. But his second will determine whether it will make a difference.
President Obama's inaugural speech, as prepared for delivery.
Can it really be the case that after four very difficult years, there is nothing the White House would gain in its second term by bringing in outsiders with fresh experience, different relationships, and a new perspective to the economic team?
I want you to look at two photographs, one of the crowd at Mitt Romney's concession speech, and one of the crowd at President Obama's victory rally. They show what happened in this election, and what's going to happen to the GOP in coming elections.
Judging from Twitter, President Obama's rousing victory speech left most everyone with the same question: Where's that guy been during the 2012 campaign?
President Obama's reelection isn't about hope and change. It's about change. And because Obamacare, Wall Street reform, and tax increases are already law, it's about change that you actually can believe in. Change that's pretty much guaranteed.