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Dustin Siggins
by | Aug 23, 2012

In what is both a solid attack and an appeal to the better minds of voters, Romney threw a nice punch in a recent speech in Iowa. Washington Post national reporter Philip Rucker has the quote: Romney in Iowa: “President…

by | Aug 21, 2012

Yesterday, a Bloomberg editorial looked at the fiscal challenges facing the federal government. While the editorial was fairly solid in a number of ways, it also had a number of errors and misstatements that should be corrected. First, however, the…

by | Aug 17, 2012

Since Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) became the GOP nominee for Vice President, the future of Medicare has gone from being an important secondary issue to the issue most mainstream pundits (and both campaigns) are talking about. The Romney campaign has…

by | Aug 15, 2012

On Saturday, Washington Post blogger Suzy Khimm wrote about “draconian budget cuts” in state and local governments “throughout the recession.” Unfortunately, Khimm’s analysis is wrong in several ways, which is pretty impressive considering how short the post is. First, there…

by | Jul 3, 2012

On Friday, Congress overwhelmingly passed a transportation/flood insurance/student loan conference bill, ends three years of ad-hoc action by Congress to keep transportation funding from ending. While the bill was not as flawed as it could have been, and some concerns…

by | Jun 20, 2012

In recent weeks unions have been making major national news. First it was the failed Wisconsin recall. Next it was micro-unions, which have D.C.-based business interests very concerned about gerrymandering within individual businesses that could end up causing many businesses,…

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