House Passes Appropriations Bills On Time and Under Budget

Congress has developed many bad habits over the years. Perhaps the biggest one is the devolution away from regular order in the annual appropriations process. This regression that has watered down democracy by funding the government via huge omnibus spending bills that nobody reads and few people understand. House Republicans last week took the first…
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The GOP Senate Majority’s First Priority: Restore The American Dream

A new Public Religion Research Institute poll finds that just 42 percent of Americans believe that the American Dream – the idea that if you work hard you can succeed – still exists, down 11 percent from 2012. Sadly, this is part of a growing trend reflected in polls throughout the years. A CNN poll…
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IMF Involvement in Euro Bailout Spells Heavy Costs for US Taxpayers

President Obama is known for being generous (with other people’s money). It’s little wonder then that he went all out on a gift for Europe. No doubt, it was a struggle to pick something out. After all, what do you get for a continent that needs everything? A bottle of wine? No, they’re pretty good…
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