All posts tagged "U.S. credit rating"

  • Opinion
    Republicans Joined Democrats And President In Raising Debt Ceiling

    (Sara Michele Crusade/Examiner.com) – As I’ve written before, it’s time for a serious assessment of where we are going as a nation. After capitulating to pressure from the President and his leftist army in Congress, Republicans voted to allow an increase in the debt ceiling, supposedly to save America from a horrible...

  • Government
    Heck Discusses Today’s Upcoming Credit Vote In House

    (Lori Piotrowski) – In a press teleconference this afternoon, Congressman Joe Heck talked about the upcoming vote on raising the debt limit. Heck supports the House bill, saying he read the bill and had reached his decision only this morning after having downloaded the bill late last night and researching information to...

  • Opinion
    Rating Agency Executives Should Work From Alcatraz

    (Fred Weinberg/The Penny Press) – Listening to the chattering class bloviate about raising the national debt limit, you’d almost forget a few things. I heard our very own Secretary of the Treasury tell CBS’ Bob Scheiffer that unless Congress raised the debt limit, the credit rating agencies would downgrade the United States...