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Barone: Congress in Chaos

July 13, 2009

Michael Barone’s piece in the Washington Examiner yesterday describes a Congress in utter chaos.  Barone sees a President who is big on talking points but inattentive to details of legislation and of the process necessary to achieve results in Congress.  He sees Cap and Trade as well as Health Care proposals stalled in the halls [...]

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Stalled Legislation: First Cap and Trade, Now Health Care

July 10, 2009

It’s been a bad week for Obama from a legislative point of view.  Yesterday it was reported that Cap and Trade was going to be put on hold by the Senate until the fall, dealing a blow to his goal of having two major pieces of legislation signed by the August recess.  Now, it appears [...]

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The Unraveling of the Obama Agenda

June 20, 2009

The Democrats have, according to the state-run media, a wildly popular president in the White House, a large majority in the House of Representatives, and an almost filibuster-proof majority in the Senate.  So why does it seem like Obama’s agenda is quickly unraveling? I have contented for a while now that Obama is trying to [...]

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The End of American Economic Prominence

May 12, 2009

With the Obama administration, we are likely reaching the end of our economic financial prominence.  Obama’s proposals create an anti-competitive environment, and put us at a disadvantage with the rest of the world.  Take the Corporate Income Tax.  The U.S. Corporate Income Tax is currently set at 35%.  However, companies who do international business, and [...]

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November 10, 2008

Obama’s new, unprecedented (and possibly illegal) transition website,, has been online for five days now, but its contents keep changing.  First, there was the much-touted flap regarding mandatory community service that was modified two days later to voluntary community service. Here is the original: It was soon revised from requiring fifty hours of service [...]

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