Answer: A member of the 99% – Question: What Is Ken Jennings?

If you’re a Jeopardy geek like me, you’ll remember Ken Jennings for his epic and as yet unbeaten run of 74 straight ass-whoop’ns on the best quiz show in history. But that was a different time. A time when birds sang, the sun shined and fairies tucked you in at night. Now robots are taking […]

Could Unspent Stimulus Money Be Used to Fend Off a New Recession?

The federal government still has $100 billion to $150 billion in stimulus money left to spend. That’s about as much as the Making Work Pay tax credit that gave $800 apiece to middle-class families in 2009 and 2010. And it’s twice as much as Congress gave to states to stabilize budgets and save education jobs. So, could the money be better used to counteract the fallout from the European debt crisis and Standard & Poor’s downgrade of the U.S. credit rating?