Coalition Government? Don’t Hold Your Breath

After the House of Representatives signed the Fiscal Cliff deal approved by the Senate, the President commented that Republicans and Democrats can work together. Indeed. Under threat of a cataclysmic debacle perhaps. The prospect of a coalition among moderate Republicans and Democrats in the House has some entertainment value. Most likely, however, the Republicans will… Continue reading Coalition Government? Don’t Hold Your Breath


Teetering on the Fiscal Cliff

I was trying to follow the news yesterday as the negotiations were going on between Biden and McConnell, but I soon found that I was looking at out of date stories. Things were happening so fast that the written press could not keep up. As near as I can figure out, the Senate voted to… Continue reading Teetering on the Fiscal Cliff