Posts by David Callahan

Most Americans are clueless about just how much government makes their lives bearable. When they think of government, they often think about high-profile programs like the Affordable Care Act -- as...
April 9, 2014 | David Callahan
If you're looking to buy a home in nearly any metro area on either coast of America, you know that the real estate boom never actually ended. Sure, prices fell a bit here and there, but the cost of...
April 8, 2014 | David Callahan
One of the Koch brothers stepped from the shadows yesterday to offer a detailed glimpse into his worldview in an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal.
April 4, 2014 | David Callahan
Forty years ago, when Ralph Nader was at the height of his fame, a major critique of corporations was they knowingly put their bottom line above the health and safety of the American people. ...
April 2, 2014 | David Callahan
I've been complaining about the deduction for home mortgage interest for years, so it's hard to say to something bad about this tax break that I haven't said myself.
April 1, 2014 | David Callahan
  Today's Republican Party does a great job of sticking up for rich people, which is ironic given that most wealthy Americans live in states and congressional districts that are represented by...
March 31, 2014 | David Callahan
Did you hear that one of the biggest banks in America just agreed to one of the biggest penalties ever for committing one of the biggest financial frauds in U.S. history? It happened just the other...
March 28, 2014 | David Callahan
Remember when the Democrats won both houses on Congress in 2006, and everyone predicted that committee chairs like Henry Waxman would launch far-reaching investigations of the Bush Administration? It...
March 27, 2014 | David Callahan