Catholic Bishops Blast Debt Deal, Tea Party Extremism

John Gehring: “Written by John Carr, executive director of the Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development at the USSCB, the report is a frank assessment of a deal that asks nothing from the rich even as it puts the squeeze on those already having trouble making ends meet. “While the crisis of default was averted, for advocates of poor and vulnerable people, this debate was disappointing, ominous, and just the beginning,” Carr writes.”