Archive for January 1st, 2022

January 1st, 2022 - 11:29 pm § in Biden, Democrats, Economics

What should the Democrats’ midterm strategy be?

As Democrats try to shape a strategy for midterm elections they’re widely expected to lose, they’re debating whether they should talk to voters about the January 6 insurrection or the economy. (Read story here.) The stakes are high. The GOP has been taken over by fanatics who don’t[...]

January 1st, 2022 - 2:40 pm § in Biden, Business, Donald Trump, Economics

When 1-3 is a majority, until it isn’t

Trump’s FDIC chair, Jelena McWilliams, wasn’t ousted; she quit. (Story here.) The FDIC is the federal agency that insures bank deposits (details here). McWilliams was appointed in 2018 to a 5-year term expiring in 2023. By December 2021, she was the only Republican on the 5-member board,[...]