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The State of the Coup

Yes, I borrowed the title from Rush Limbaugh. In January 2007, the Heritage Index of Economic Freedom report had the United States ranked at 3. Only Hong Kong and Singapore were ranked higher than the United States. Our nation has dropped in every report since then to where in 2014Read More

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Senator Patty Murray Is Right…and Completely Wrong…about the 1990s

I wrote about the Ryan budget two days ago, praising it for complying with Mitchell’s Golden Rule and reforming Medicare and Medicaid. But I believe in being honest and nonpartisan, so I also groused that it wasn’t as good as the 2011 and 2012 versions. Now it’s time to give the same neutral and dispassionate [...]

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Halfway to Double-Dip Recession, Obama still Indifferent

Negative fourth quarter GDP has U.S. on track for official double-dip recession by April Fool’s Day. President Obama’s agenda? Anything and everything but economic growth, jobs and allowing Americans to bail themselves out of poverty. To characterize the economic reality of the United States between Obama Inaugurals as a “recovery” has always been Orwellian, despite the technical accuracy of the term beginning with positive GDP | Read More »

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It’s Time for Republicans to Put a Stake in the Ground and Walk Away

Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, another presidential proxy, met with Republicans to put on the table the furthest thing from a serious solution to the impending “fiscal cliff.” This is both sad but unsurprising. Considering that President Obama has sent several budgets to Capital that didn’t garner a single vote from either side of the [...]

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Democrats Set to Push Republicans Over the Fiscal Cliff

In watching the talking heads on the news, as ways to address the fiscal cliff are discussed, it is very clear how irresponsible the Democrats are. When a Republican in interviewed, such as Lindsey Graham, Saxby Chambliss, John McCain, they talk about trying to work something out. What that really means is how they [...]

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Democrats Set to Push Republicans Over the Fiscal Cliff

In watching the talking heads on the news, as ways to address the fiscal cliff are discussed, it is very clear how irresponsible the Democrats are. When a Republican in interviewed, such as Lindsey Graham, Saxby Chambliss, John McCain, they talk about trying to work something out. What that really means is how they [...]

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