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Obama Takes on the NFL

September 1, 2011

In the aftermath of yesterday’s media scuffle between the White House and Speaker Boehner, President Obama capitulated, moving the date of the President’s big economic speech to Thursday the 8th, rather than Republican Debate Night, Wednesday the 7th.  An obvious political ploy, the President sought to upstage the GOP field while taking the steam out [...]

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Raw Deal on the Budget

April 9, 2011

The government didn’t shut down last night, but this morning I don’t feel any better.  In fact, I feel worse about the future prospects for a serious conversation and action on the crippling levels of government spending we cannot maintain yet continue to be engaged in. So, with $38.5 billion in cuts (allegedly saving the [...]

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Boehner vs. the CBO

January 6, 2011

I like how the Republicans are not getting the kid-glove treatment from anyone these days — it’s straight to the knives!   The symbolic move to repeal Obama Care is getting some on guard.  The CBO (Congressional Budget Office) scored the projected cost of NOT spending over $1 trillion over ten years for six years of [...]

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