With new reports of CIA misdirection, it seems less likely that Speaker Nancy Pelosi was being untruthful--as many alleged--about being lied to about waterboarding. Does Leon Panetta's report of the CIA withholding information from Congress in another area--the secret assassinations program--vindicate her? If so, should she get more public credit?
The US is particularly miserable at putting aside money for the future. Should we blame our paychecks or our psychology?