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"Another 'Price' To Pay": New Budget Committee Chief; Time For A New Debt-Ceiling Standoff

Almost immediately after the 2014 elections, the conventional wisdom among much of the Beltway media was that power would change Republicans for the better. By taking control of both chambers of Congress, the argument went, GOP lawmakers would have no choice but to become a responsible governing party. 624 more words

Conservatives

A Kiss for the Chancellor: "Market Matters" January 2015

When Journalist and Broadcaster Alistair Cooke joined the New York Times he was puzzled by a large sign – KISS – hanging on the wall of the newsroom. 941 more words

Quarterbridge

Falling Oil Prices Raise New Concerns For States

Plummeting oil prices may add a little jingle in the pockets of holiday shoppers and travelers but are raising financial worries in some states that had been tapping into surging oil tax revenues to pay for roads and other government services. 845 more words

News

Osborne's 2014 Autumn Statement in a nutshell.

The Autumn Statement is an annual speech given by the Chancellor of the Exchequer to update the British public about the government’s plans for the economy, including spending, budgets and taxation. 630 more words

UK Politics

Correction, Mr Osborne

“What I reject is the totally hyperbolic BBC coverage on spending cuts. I had all that when I was interviewed four years ago and has the world fallen in? 39 more words

Politics

The National Deficit & Austerity is a Scam

This ridiculing of conspiracy theorists is itself a conspiracy & this ridiculous article by the Guardian is an example of that conspiracy:

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/nov/25/conspiracy-theories-secret-oil-fields-north-sea

Yeah some people may believe some crazy stuff, but so what? 1,353 more words

Economics