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No Smart Way? Debt Hoarders

Posted: April 30, 2013 at 7:45 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

No Smart Way? Debt Hoarders More and more lawmakers in Washington are lining up to say we don’t have a spending problem and are ready to defend their massive deficits that add trillions to the debt.  But a new poll from Public Notice shows that the vast majority of Americans disagree; the best way to improve the economy is by […]

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Bankrupting America’s Spending Daily

Posted: April 29, 2013 at 3:30 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Spending Daily | April 29, 2013  “Democrats ask: What debt crisis?” POLITICO reports, “Call them the debt crisis dissenters. The two parties are miles apart on how to cut the deficit and national debt: Republicans want to slash spending even more. Democrats want to raise revenue. And then there are the other Democrats — the […]

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Medicaid Expansion a Trap, Not a Solution, Says Association of American Physicians and Surgeons

Posted: April 27, 2013 at 2:00 pm   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

March 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The following statement was issued by the Arizona State Chapter of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons: “Arizona’s Governor Jan Brewer, like some other Republican governors who say they oppose ObamaCare, is pushing for implementation of a key feature of the Affordable Care Act: an expansion of Medicaid. “The media campaign features […]

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No Smart Way? Question For The White House

Posted: April 26, 2013 at 7:35 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

No Smart Way? Question for the White House For months the White House has warned of the dire consequences of the sequester, maintained there is “no smart way” to cut spending and even threatened to veto a bill that would give them that flexibility.  They were wrong.  After insisting for months that the only way […]

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Bankrupting America’s Spending Daily

Posted: April 26, 2013 at 3:15 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Spending Daily | April 26, 2013 “Bill to End Airport Delays Headed for House Vote” The Associated Press reports, “Legislation to end furloughs of air traffic controllers and delays for millions of travelers is headed to a House vote after a dark-of-night vote in the Senate that took place after most lawmakers had left the […]

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No Smart Way? White House Whiplash

Posted: April 26, 2013 at 11:55 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

No Smart Way? White House Whiplash Avoiding the sequester was “not impossible.” Or maybe it was. The White House’s hands are tied when it comes to granting agencies flexibility. Well, actually, except for meat inspectors. And Customs and Border Protection. And the Bureau of Prisons. And TSA. And Vice President Joe Biden’s office. But the […]

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No Smart Way? Real Men of Genius Edition

Posted: April 26, 2013 at 7:45 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

No Smart Way? Real Men of Genius Edition Today, we salute you, lawmakers in Washington. No one can knowingly avoid fixing the sequester for two years, then panic when it goes into effect quite like you can. But now, it seems you’ve done the impossible: rather than playing your usual blame-game, you actually put on […]

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Bankrupting America’s Spending Daily

Posted: April 25, 2013 at 8:02 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Spending Daily | April 25, 2013 FAA Management: “Make Furloughs as Hard as Possible for the Public” The Wall Street Journal editorializes, “The Federal Aviation Administration claims the sequester spending cuts are forcing it to delay some 6,700 flights a day, but rarely has a bureaucracy taken such joy in inconveniencing the public. Though the […]

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Sequester Kabuki Theater: How Did We Survive Before 2009?

Posted: April 25, 2013 at 2:45 pm   /   Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

Or, Gadzooks, This Giant Sequester-Monster Is Going to Devour Us All! Back in 1997, I was a youngish, single man living in Los Angeles—working in the entertainment industry and living in a studio apartment in the Virgil District. I had arrived in LA a few months earlier, just in time for — *insert scary music here* […]

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