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How to Win the Next Budgetary Fight
By Quin Hillyer
Wednesday, December 18 2013
When fighting budget-related battles during Fiscal Year 2014, can conservatives have any hopes that the third time is the charm? Yes, but only if they are willing to play “small ball.” The “third time,” in this case, will involve the next confrontation with the federal debt ceiling, expected in early February. Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan is trying to make up for his weak negotiating on this month’s spending deal by promising to take a tough line then. But, after bitter defeats in the Ryan negotiations and in the “shutdown” fight in October, it…
 
Obama’s Inequality Canard
If President Obama is to be believed — a dependent clause that collapses under its own weight —…
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ObamaCare Defender Fudges the Truth Even Further
If you still think no one can top President Barack Obama’s now infamously deceptive promise, “If…
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Groundhog Day? IRS Renews Targeting of Libertarian, Conservative Groups
Apparently, the Obama Administration either lacks any sense of irony whatsoever, or it simply maintains…
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Obama’s Obsequious Foreign Policy
Nearly five years into his presidency, Barack Obama still has nothing approaching a unified vision of…
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What’s Left in the Media? (Almost Everything)
Year in and year out, the establishment media excuses some of the most vicious and/or vacuous statements…
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New Tax Numbers Rebut Obama’s Class Warfare Pivot
With his namesake ObamaCare in catastrophic slow-motion disintegration and his public approval numbers…
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Big Government, Eroding the Founders’ Design
Imagine for a moment if a modern politician wrote something like this: “Democracies have ever been…
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John Roberts and ObamaCare, Part II
When Chief Justice John Roberts changed his vote – and his reasoning – to uphold ObamaCare…
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Five Huge Problems With Latest ObamaCare “Fix”
President Barack Obama’s latest "fix" to his signature health reform law is being greeted…
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Want to Reduce Corruption? Reduce the Size of Government
The worst thing that ever happened to the United States of America was dependable air conditioning and…
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Question of the Week   
Which one of the following U.S. states has the highest gasoline tax as of January 2015?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"While the prospects for tax reform in Washington are dim, as many as 20 Republican governors are moving forward with their own pro-growth tax-relief initiatives. This is on top of the 14 states, including Florida, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin, whose 2014 tax cuts will take effect this year. ...Texas is the model for many Republican governors. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, from December…[more]
 
 
—Stephen Moore, Heritage Foundation Chief Economist, Writing in The Wall Street Journal
— Stephen Moore, Heritage Foundation Chief Economist, Writing in The Wall Street Journal
 
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Should U.S. Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch be confirmed by the U.S. Senate?