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Representative Gabby Giffords made a miraculous recovery and retook her place among her colleagues in a remarkably short span, and Democratic mouthpiece Chris Matthews celebrated her return to the House floor by resurrecting the rhetoric of “conservatives = terrorists.”
Congress approved a last-minute deal to raise the U.S. debt limit and avoid a catastrophic, technical debt default. With the debt deal now in place, can we expect a recovery rally in the weeks ahead and hope that everything will be just fine again? What is needed to improve things in the long run?
On Tuesday, President Barack Obama signed a bill that will raise the debt ceiling.
A series of new North Dakota laws took effect on Aug. 1, including more permissible gun-rights legislation. The new law will allow most employees to bring a gun to work as long as it is kept in their vehicle.
What really worries me about our future is the unknown that might jump up and bite us. Things that are not only unpredictable but are counter to anything we might expect. Essayist and practitioner of mathematical finance Nassim Nicholas Taleb has a term for unpredictable events: “Black Swans.”
Two lawsuits were recently filed in Illinois that challenged State laws that prohibit carrying firearms outside the home, according to The Wall Street Journal.
It has recently been revealed that Vice President Joe Biden does not just depend upon the Secret Service to protect him and his family — he is also the agency’s landlord. “Since April, Mr. Biden has collected more than $13,000 from the agency charged with protecting him and his family,” read an article for The Washington Times.
Today, the United States Senate approved the compromise bill that passed the House yesterday. The bill, which raises the debt ceiling and reduces the deficit, will now be passed to President Barack Obama to be signed into law.
Today at noon EDT, the Senate is expected to vote on the compromise bill to raise the debt limit and reduce the deficit. The House passed the bill yesterday, 269 to 161.