'Left, Right & Center': Debt Limit, Obamacare's Numbers and Gay Marriage


Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other "Left, Right & Center" panelists discuss House Speaker John Boehner's decision to allow a vote on a debt ceiling increase despite resistance from fellow Republicans, The New York Times' call for an end of the debt limit and the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger.

'Kony 2012' Snuck Into the Debt Ceiling Adjustment Bill
Larry's List


The deceiving viral video that helped America justify fighting proxy wars in Africa has left its mark; Obamacare critics rant against Canadian style health care, but there are key differences between our system and that of our neighbor to the north; meanwhile, France is belatedly outraged about the NSA leaks. These discoveries and more after the jump.

The Debt Ceiling Circus: The Show Must Go On

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Rather than resolving the debt crisis, lawmakers' 11th-hour deal to raise the debt ceiling, which threatened to push the global economy over the edge, simply delayed it Financial Times chief economics commentator, Martin Wolf, tells Bill Moyers the US debt ceiling is “the legislative equivalent of a nuclear bomb aimed by the U at itself”.

House Will Not Block Budget Deal


The Senate reached a budget compromise Wednesday that will end the government shutdown and raise the debt ceiling.

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