Stories tagged: catherine rampell
Sat., Oct. 12, 2019
This week, the Congressional Budget Office released its latest estimate for the federal budget deficit for the fiscal year that just ended. The number – nearly $1 trillion – should …
Sat., Aug. 17, 2019
If we have an economic downturn, Donald Trump might or might not be the cause. But you know what would unequivocally be his fault, rather than fickle fortune? A badly
Sat., June 1, 2019
President Trump’s decision to impose new and higher tariffs on Mexico is so mind-bogglingly stupid, it’s hard to keep track of all the reasons it’s dumb. Here are a few.
Sat., May 4, 2019
The worst thing that Attorney General William P. Barr did this week arguably had nothing to do with possible contempt of Congress or the Mueller report. It had to do …
Sun., Dec. 30, 2018
The only way to deal with Donald Trump is to not do deals with Donald Trump. The private sector has learned this; when will Congress?
Wed., Dec. 26, 2018
The Keystone Cops are officially in charge of our economy. Markets have been plunging, with the S&P 500 down 20 percent from its September peak. A lot of factors have …
Sat., Dec. 8, 2018
Millennials are a murderous bunch, a generation of homicidal maniacs. At least that’s the impression you get from reading news stories about my generation.
Sun., Aug. 17, 2014
Lego’s groundbreaking female-scientists set sold out almost immediately after it was released this month. But never fear, fans of feminist toys: A new Barbie doll, now in stock, also is …
Sun., July 20, 2014
In their denouncements of the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling, Hillary Clinton and other Democrats have been accused of pandering to single women — the so-called “Beyoncé voter” demographic, as …