Monday, December 20, 2010
The passing of a two-year eraRobert Kuttner reminds us in The Stimulus That Isn't Huffington Post 12/19/2010 reminds us that a promising moment in American history has passed in the last two years. There will be others. But that one is now history:
The watershed year 2008 was a political moment when an incoming Democratic president had all the raw material for a dramatic break with the old order -- when Republicans, Wall Street, and laissez-faire ideology were primed to take a richly deserved fall for the economic collapse.Tags: barack obama, obama administration, us economy
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That we who lived by honest dreams
Defend the bad against the worse."
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