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Halloween on the Hill

For people who aren’t in the political bubble that is Washington, D.C., the ways of Congress can seem confusing and mysterious. So let me share a story about one Halloween ...

Problems with the Postal Service

A Wall Street Journal article published yesterday details a push by U.S. Postal Service senior management to offer additional services and sell things besides stamps at post offices. This is a ...

Increasing Foreign Investment, the Chicago Way

President Obama’s mission to increase foreign direct investment without changing any tax laws or regulations, or anything else of consequence, and instead instructing cabinet members to be better salesman, is ...

Stimulus Still Creating Jobs?

According to USA Today, a newly released CBO report finds that while the stimulus may not have created many jobs in that first year out of the shoot, it continues ...

The Downgrade: What It Is And What It Isn’t

  Before we commence beating our breasts over the credit downgrade, we should all agree on exactly what precipitated the downgrade.   The one thing that most definitely did not factor into this decision was ...