Republicans Have Done Political and Economic Sabotage Before.

I was reminded of how Republicans in the past have engaged in political and economic sabotage to stop progressive policies.  The Huffington Post has an interview with historian David Rauchway on his latest book about President Hoover’s attempts to sabotage FDRs New Deal.  And I remember reading about Hoover’s attempts at political and economic sabotage…

The Obama economic expansion keeps rolling on

During the 2012 presidential campaign, Republican nominee Mitt Romney made a not-so-bold promise about the stewardship he would provide for the American economy. “I can tell you,” he guaranteed, “after a period of four years, by virtue of the policies we'd put in place, we'd get the unemployment rate down to 6 percent—perhaps a little…