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The 112th Congress and a Lot of Nothing

In 1950 a largely unaccomplished lawmaker from Wisconsin, Senator Joe McCarthy, alleged that Commie sympathizers were infiltrating the U.S. Government and Hollywood. “Communist subversion!” was the claim; Red Scare, the aim. Televised hearings were held…. Read More

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Repatriate Prosperity

Many of America’s largest global companies are lobbying hard for a tax holiday to repatriate to the U.S. nearly $1 trillion that they have amassed from foreign business. This plan as proposed will almost certainly… Read More

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A Disengaged Presidency

by Brent Budowsky Let’s begin a thoughtful discussion about the about the dangers of a disengaged presidency while the nation is challenged by multiple wars, punishing unemployment and a festering fiscal crisis that will someday… Read More