CBO Report Shows Obama Racks Up Yet Another Trillion Dollar Deficit

Today the Congressional Budget Office released its annual “baseline” budget projections. The good news is that the deficit is projected to fall to the lowest it has been since the beginning of the so-called “Great Recession.” The bad news is that number is still $1.1 trillion – making it higher than any deficit between 1947…
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Washington's New Year's Resolution? Go on a Diet

We can all breathe a sigh of relief. Our representatives in Washington are home for the holidays until late January, giving Americans a brief respite from the comedy of horrors perpetuated by the government’s incessant tinkering and spending. Fortunately or unfortunately, they’ll be back in town. The question is, what should they do when they…
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Spending Cuts in Omnibus Bill Show GOP Progress in Fiscal Debate

As Christmas nears and families prepare to sit down to a big turkey dinner, Washington had its own, slightly less tasty feast last week. “This bill is a crap sandwich!,” said Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ). “I hoped that this bill would include far more cuts, greater reforms, and more regulatory relief. I’m disappointed that it…
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Osawatomie Reveals Obama Has Fully Forgotten His Concern Over Deficits

“Here, finally, is the Barack Obama many of us thought we had elected in 2008.” – Robert Reich, Secretary of Labor under Bill Clinton To many liberals that might have been true. They finally found their champion to ensure the equality of outcomes (not, as Obama would have you believe, the equality of opportunity) that…
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Good Question. Christie to Obama: "What the Hell are We Paying You For?"

The Indianapolis Colts have been a modern-day football institution. In 2006 they became the first team in NFL history to begin the season with nine straight wins for two consecutive years. They also won the Super Bowl that year. In 2007 they finished 13-3, becoming the first NFL team with five consecutive seasons with twelve…
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Obama's Leadership Deficit to Blame for Lack of Deficit Solutions

While President Obama was travelling through Hawaii saying Americans had been “a little bit lazy,” he was taking a similarly lackadaisical stance toward the impending failure of the Deficit Supercommittee. Could it be any clearer that presidential politics has trumped good policy yet again? The Supercommittee should have been a priority for our President. After…
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