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Democrats Make Govt. Shutdown Selectively Painful

The shutdown of parts of the federal government is causing some economic disruption, notably in small towns near national parks where economies based on tourism are being hurt by the park shutdowns. But there is much more to this story … Continue reading

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Democrats’ Frightening View of Government Debt

The debate over raising the debt ceiling is back, as it is every year now because Obama is spending so much money. And in a recent speech at the Business Roundtable in Washington the president of the United States said … Continue reading

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Taxes Tax You Over and Over

Social Security in 2010 spent $577 billion but only took in $544 billion, the first time in the 70-year history of SS in which outlays exceeded dedicated revenues. That shortfall was just in Social Security, never mind the rest of … Continue reading

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