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Brooke Oberwetter
by | Feb 18, 2005

When he is stumping for his personal retirement accounts vision for Social Security reform, President Bush often points to the success of Chile, which introduced personal accounts in the early 1980s. If a poor South American nation could make the…

by | Aug 19, 2004

Harry Truman said, “If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.” It’s sound advice. As we’ve seen time and again, you certainly can’t count on your wife or even your children to provide support while you’re president. When…

by | May 7, 2004

WASHINGTON — While Morgan Spurlock, the man behind the brand new documentary Super Size Me, ordered Big Macs with a super-sized Coke and a side of large fries, Soso Whaley, filmmaker and adjunct scholar at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, was…

by | Apr 26, 2004

WASHINGTON — When I arrived at Franklin Square a quarter past eleven this Saturday, there were more cops than protesters. A dozen police officers on motorcycles waited outside the Metro outlet across the street and several boys in blue dotted…

by | Mar 9, 2004

The Senate Democratic leadership is using an Internet petition to send a message to President Bush: preserve the current Social Security system. But given that younger people most often use the Internet, and that younger workers stand to lose the…

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