Tales from the Trail

Peterson Foundation launches OweNo campaign on U.S. debt

November 9, 2010

While the ads are humorous, the subject is serious.

Fictional presidential candidate Hugh Jidette (pronounced huge debt) will soon be making a pitch for more U.S. debt held by foreign countries in television ads that willCALIFORNIA-PROTESTS/ be appearing across the country.

Peter Peterson says Republicans and business need to step up

July 21, 2010

Peter Peterson knows a little something about Republicans,¬†Wall Street, and American business. He’s a former Commerce Secretary under Republican President Richard Nixon, a former New York Federal Reserve chairman and a former chairman and CEO of Lehman Brothers.