Sequestration

  • 01 Mar 2013 at 1:53 PM

Sequestration Friday!

It’s here. And it’s probably here to stay. No one’s really sure what it all means because no one bothered to take it seriously when it was put in place, and now we could be down one monthly jobs report. Read more »

Our political leaders have played the sequester as mostly a matter of saving face, and that’s pretty much all there is to the dreaded, feared sequester, sayeth Princeton economist Alan Blinder.

Now, the sequester is “stupid,” he acknowledges, but it’s at worst a “nuisance” that would go away with “a little human intelligence.” Except for this: Read more »