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To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Observercast

Debt-Ceiling Nonsense Once Again

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BY FROMA HARROP Nothing like a debt-ceiling brawl to raise the public’s anxiety levels. The Republican threat two summers ago to let America default on its borrowing helped lower America’s credit rating and sent consumer confidence back into intensive care. The people were not amused. Consumer confidence dove again this month, as shoppers feared a […]
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Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton became editor of The Observer in September 2006. Previously, he served nearly two decades as the Dallas Morning News’ Oklahoma Bureau chief. He also covered government and politics for the San Jose Mercury News, the Dallas Times Herald, the Tulsa Tribune and the Oklahoma Journal.