You are doing great work, I try to call in, but it's hard to get thru, thanks for all you do.
I voted for Obama, but I, like many Dem's, am a little unhappy that he hasn't full filled his promises quite like we all had hoped.
Was it not Bush who borrowed $7 trillion before Obama took office?
Is it going to be another year that our choice will be the lesser of evil's come election time?
If you have time to answer these questions where will I look for the answers?
Thanks so much and keep up the good work you do, run for office somewhere, we need your ideas!
Have been reading on line that Iceland has forgiven home owner debt that exceeds 110% of home value. Have also read that there is a news black out on this in the U.S.
Perhaps this is a story that should be verified and brought into the light.
Here is a summary article on the topic: http://seankerrigan.com/bloomberg-cut-social-security-and-food-stamps-to...
Here is the Bloomberg article in question where they describe switching to the "chained-CPI." http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-04-25/chained-cpi-switch-is-a-slam-du...
If you read the story carefully, you can see they are advocating cuts to Social Security and Food Stamps to help the economy (or to be more precise, to avoid hurting it, which they argue, those things do.
I feel our current President has made our student loan problem much worst and I feel he could correct it with one instrument: His Pen. Here is what he will do.
A lot of us would probably have rejected the "gift" of life had we been given the chance. Now that we have it we need to think deeply before we have children ourselves and, if we already have them, we need to accept the obligation of discussing the issue with them (or their children, our grand children) trying to convince them to think long and hard about it - not from their perspective but from that of the child they may selfishly consider bringing into existence.