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Senate Votes to Build Keystone by 62-36......Defies the American Fuhrer

SENATE VOTES TO BUILD KEYSTONE, DEFYING VETO THREAT FROM OBAMA

from the Hill:

The Senate on Thursday voted 62-36 to build the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, delivering Republicans the first legislative victory of their new majority. 78 more words

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THE WAR ON POVERTY, THE LBJ WAY, HAS COST $22,000,000,000,000 ! SO WHERE ARE WE NOW?

The War on Poverty Has Cost $22 Trillion

January 23, 2015 FROM THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS:

Since the War on Poverty began under President Lyndon Johnson, welfare spending has exploded to sixteen times its original size. 232 more words

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Barack Obama, Corporate Liberal....and secret friend of the one percent

BARACK OBAMA, CORPORATE LIBERAL, and secret friend of the one percent

by Jay Cost at the Weekly Standard:

In last week’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama came across as the ultimate class warrior. 178 more words

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We Must Learn to Make Rational Public Choices About Our Homeland Security - by Carol Mansfield and V. Kerry Smith

Quantifying the risk imposed by terrorism and the associated benefit of security policies is daunting and complicated.  And yet this knowledge is vital for making informed policy decisions and maximizing the impact of the allocation of limited resources.  744 more words

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Denial is no Way to Deal With Debt

They say that the first step to fixing a problem is admitting you have one. Now, I’ve never had the kind of problem that necessitates a trip to rehab, but I have struggled with something almost all of us have or will deal with in our lives: debt. 501 more words

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Large Pension Deficits Will Crush California Tax Payers

Pension Debt Burdens Will Fall on Millennials

January 22, 2015 from the National Center for Policy Analysis:

Millennials were credited with Obama’s electoral victories, and many believe they will continue to vote Democrat. 193 more words

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The End of Bretton Woods and the Future of the International Trading System - by Michael Trebilcock

Since the 1944 Bretton Woods Agreement, international trade has been structured on a multilateral model.  But, as Professor Michael Trebilcock argues, without significant systemic changes the social and economic vision promoted by Bretton Woods may no longer be tenable. 644 more words

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