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Are You Better Off Now Than You Were Three Years Ago?

President Obama has been in office for about three years and six days, which begs the question: Do you feel better off now than you were three years ago? A cursory review of the statistics suggests that the country is … Continue reading

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A Few Reflections On America During the Holidays

The video clip below is a patriotic medley that’s been a favorite of mine for several decades. I never seem to tire of it. In fact, I think we would all benefit if one greatly expanded it and its sentiments. What Can … Continue reading

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February 21, 2011 Edition of Anything Goes Carnival of Politics is Up!

theSaltyBlogger is hosting the February 21, 2011 edition of the Anything Goes Carnival of Politics, and features my blog post on “Four Pillars of Spending Cuts for Deficit Reduction,” which provides recommendations for budget cuts to reduce the deficit.

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Four Pillars of Spending Cuts for Deficit Reduction

Before the Congress gets mired in the fight to cut the deficit, it is critical that Americans know where the government spends taxpayer dollars and from which sources the government generates most of its tax revenue. Let’s face it. Any … Continue reading

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