No matter how soothing the White House overtures to business leaders sounded this week, an inconvenient fact remains: Washington is gripped by crab-in-the-bucket syndrome. And there's no cure in sight.
Put a single crab in an uncovered bucket, and it will find a way to climb up and out on its own. Put a dozen crabs in a bucket, and 11 will fight with all their might to pull down the striver who attempts escape. President Obama sought to reassure 20 CEOs that he wasn't the king crab holding them down: "I want to dispel any notion we want to inhibit your success," he cooed. "We want to be boosters because when you do well, America does well."
Take it all with a huge grain of sea salt.
The politicians on Capitol Hill just got placed on the equivalent of probation by a Tea Party uprising. Yet rather than mend their crooked ways, they're throwing a massive party with our money.
Americans are deeply pessimistic about the state of the country and its future, according to a series of new national polls.
Even if the Supreme Court ultimately agrees that the government cannot require individuals to carry health coverage, the Obama administration could still find a way to make ObamaCare a reality.
Is Federal Communications Commissioner Michael Copps trying to reinstate the Fairness Doctrine through what he calls a "public value test" for broadcasters?
The Commerce Department is calling for the creation of an online "Privacy Bill of Rights" and a new federal office that would help develop those guidelines.
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Man I have been seriously lazy watching way too much TV finally got to watch the last couple of episodes of Dexter and have watched several movies.
Been tempted to pack up and head for a beach and I still may do just that.
Thinking about being on a beach for New Years. This is one calendar year I will gladly celebrate the ending of…
Have a great Friday and oh hey to all of my new Facebook friends!