From the daily archives:

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Reid Tries to Get Bi-Partisan Support for Stimulus-II

February 11, 2010

Harry Reid has pared back the stimulus-II a.k.a. jobs bill in an attempt to win some GOP support.  He has reduced the stimulus to only include: Spend more on highway and transit programs Exempt employers from paying the payroll tax if they hire new employees Capital investment tax breaks for businesses Increase bond offerings to [...]

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Previously “Temporary” Measures Made Part of Obama’s Baseline Budget

February 11, 2010

It appears that Obama is using a bit of budgetary sleight-of-hand to help contribute to the record deficit found in his 2011 budget proposal by taking some of the “temporary” measures of the Porkulus bill and making them part of the budget baseline (as predicted here).  Seems that Ronald Reagan was right when he said [...]

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In Massachusetts, Health Care is a Mess

February 11, 2010

I’ve written before about my own state’s failing socialized health care system.  The creation of what has become known as RomneyCare has introduced a supply shortage, as everyone who previously did not have health insurance is now demanding health services they didn’t get before, yet there are still the same number of doctors to fulfill [...]

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State of the Housing Crisis

February 11, 2010

Although most people look at the current economic crisis as a financial crisis on Wall Street, the truth of the matter is that the crisis stemmed from an over-inflated housing market that became over-inflated due to government policy.  As we are looking to find signs of a recovery, we should look towards the real estate [...]

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Iran: We’re Nuclear! … Almost

February 11, 2010

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s “big” proclamation which was supposed to scare the pants off the West happened to be a pretty predictable one.  Iran is now in possession of some highly-enriched uranium with the capability of enriching higher.  You need 90% enrichment for weapons, but Mahmoud admitted their capabilities range from 20-80%.  Meaning, not much has changed [...]

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The Bi-Partisanship Healthcare Summit

February 11, 2010

The question is being hotly debated across the blogosphere and the D.C. punditry – should the Republicans go to Obama’s bi-partisan health care summit or not?  Ryan, Mike and I discussed the issue in-depth in our latest podcast, but a new story was released today which illustrates the folly of providing the President with a [...]

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