Not since at least 1960 has the US standard of living fallen so fast for so long. The average American has $1,315 less in annual disposable income now than at the onset of the Great Recession.
Boomers, Gen X-ers, Libertarians, and Republicans all are laying out cash and spending time to show up in person at the Rally to Restore Sanity.
Sander Levin is now part of one of the most powerful brother acts in Washington since the Kennedys. He was named the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee Thursday. His brother, Carl, is chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Lettuce greens are the first to show up in a cook's garden plot.