Hey, What’d I Miss? OTE Summary, 2/19 – 2/25

February 25th, 2013 at 4:38 pm
  • Considering the macro and micro impacts of impending sequestration.
  • Thinking about the U.S. tax system as it turns 100.
  • Talking about the recent history of the housing bust and economic recovery with Jim Parrott, former WH senior advisor for housing policy.
  • Setting the record straight on the silly conservative talking point that the word “sequester” must actually be called “Obama’s sequester.”
  • Discussing top salaries in the finance sector and gas prices with Kudlow & Co.
  • Highlighting some pieces from the papes on gas prices and Simpson-Bowles II.
  • Outlining three reactions to the new Simpson-Bowles deficit reduction plan.

Music:  some simple, solidly swingin’ jazz from tenor sax man Hank Mobley in this week’s Friday Musical Interlude.

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