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Paul Ryan’s Sober but Solid Budget

April 5, 2011

Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) released a projected 10-year budget proposal (pdf), which cuts $6 trillion over that time period.  It’s serious and sober, but hopeful and part of an adult conversation about our future.  Here’s a short video which helps to explain the problem and some broad areas the budget deals with: I love the [...]

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Michele Bachmann’s Tea Party Response

January 26, 2011

Last night we heard a 62-minute campaign speech Obama gave to the nation saying little more than expressing mere platitudes, proclaiming empty promises, while hearkening back to Sputnik and Thomas Edison for some reason. As has been the tradition, the party out of the White House gives a response to the State of the Union [...]

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Ryan’s Story of 2009

December 30, 2009

When the history books are written about 2009, what will they say?  What will I be teaching my students about this year in ten years or so?  I haven’t got a clue. You can’t anticipate what’s going to be historically important while it’s happening, with the exception of 9/11-type events.  But even then, its impact [...]

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