Health Care: Is defunding Planned Parenthood a good idea? Is there a GOP war on women?
Immigration: Negative words about, but positive effects from, immigration. Good numbers.
Are states the answer, given that immigration is a federal issue?
History lesson – how California Republicans shot off their mouth and hit their foot.
Economics: Bush tax proposal, then the Fed rate hike.
My favorite economics joke: “You could put all of the economists in the world end to end, and they still couldn’t reach a conclusion.” This article is that joke come to life.
Marcus’s third paragraph asks the key question – remember it. (You should also know the phrase ‘voodoo economics’ – Jeb’s dad gave us that one.)
A sensible part of Bush’s proposal, or biting the hand that feeds him?
The Fed – some recent history on whether or not they can get it right.
Yogi Berra once said “When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” Summers and an opponent discuss those forks on NPR.
The investor class ponder the effect of the Fed decision – some very complex interactions with unclear outcomes.