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Don’t Repeat Earmark Folly

“Stop spending! Stop spending! That’s what we want, stop spending!” That rallying cry from CNBC’s Rick Santelli helped launch the tea parties, which then led to historic Republican victories in ...

‘Flexibility’ . . . to Do What?

As you may have heard, earlier this week President Obama was caught on an open mike asking outgoing Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, and by extension, President-elect Vladimir Putin, for “space” ...
Politics & Policy

We’re Still Not Cutting

Despite bipartisan promises to cut spending after the 2010 elections, Washington politicians are still voting to make the government even bigger and more expensive than ever. Don’t believe me? #ad#Even though the ...

Priming the Path to Prosperity

Before a major road is paved the ground must be cleared, the land must be graded, and a strong base must be installed. Otherwise, the road may crumble. Such is the ...
Politics & Policy

The Fired Congress

Some companies have a policy that once someone is fired, they aren’t allowed back on the premises out of fear they might do further damage to the company. It’s too ...
Politics & Policy

The Treaty Is MAD

The nuclear-weapons treaty President Obama has negotiated with the Russians may help him make America’s erstwhile Cold War adversary happy, but it won’t help protect us from the rogue nations ...
Politics & Policy

Constitution of No

When a reporter asked House speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) during a press conference last year where the Constitution granted Congress the authority to enact an individual health-insurance mandate, she ...