Posts filed under “Politics”


Source: CSPAN

Category: Bailouts, Economy, Politics, Really, really bad calls

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: The Story of Drones in Pakistan

Click for an animated presentation. Source: Pitch Interactive

Category: Politics, Technology

Inaction on climate change

Source: World Economic Forum

Category: Politics, Science

Source: World Economic Forum

Category: Digital Media, Employment, Politics

About That Labor Force Participation Rate . . .

@TBPInvictus here: On April 17, 2012, North Carolina Congresswoman Virginia Foxx stood before her colleagues in the House of Representatives and said (emphasis mine): Ms. FOXX. Mr. Speaker, the March employment report continues to show us that the Federal Government has not been helping to create jobs in our economy. A Wall Street Journal editorial…Read More

Category: Current Affairs, Cycles, Data Analysis, Economy, Employment, Politics

Tune Out Politicians Still Obsessing Over Government Debt

Source: CBPP   Today’s chart comes from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. It shows how much debt projections have changed during the past four years. Continues here  

Category: Economy, Politics, Taxes and Policy

Jefferson on Corporatocracy

Source: The Cagle Post

Category: Crony Capitalists, Digital Media, Politics, Really, really bad calls

States With the Biggest Infrastructure Need

Click for full graphic. Source: Bloomberg Visual Data

Category: Digital Media, Politics, Taxes and Policy

Tax Day Charts: Federal Revenues and Spending

Since its Tax Day, I thought we might take a look at where your tax dollars go and where they come from. The first chart is Federal Revenues — what the sources of cash are from all sources. As you can see, the biggest revenue line is individual income taxes, accounting for 46% of revenues….Read More

Category: Digital Media, Politics, Taxes and Policy

The Ideological Middle Is Dead in Congress

Source: The Fix

Category: Digital Media, Philosophy, Politics