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Fiscal Cliff: Five Budget Tactics to Reject

PATRICK LOUIS KNUDSEN, HERITAGE FOUNDATION If plunging over the fiscal cliff in January would threaten the nation’s economy, Congress and the President could also do...

Knudsen: The Fiscal Cliff and the Perils of Grand Budget Deals

PATRICK LOUIS KNUDSEN, HERITAGE FOUNDATION One of the major complications in the current fiscal cliff debate is that both sides are overreaching, trying to tie...

Ron Paul: Headed Toward the 11th Hour Compromise

Texas Straight Talk with Ron Paul As the year draws to an end, America faces yet another Congressionally-manufactured crisis which will likely end in yet...

Promoting Dependency on Government

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY The most expensive item in our bloated federal budget is the cash and benefits given to the 47% of the American people...

Can We Avoid “Taxmageddon” in 2013

By Alan Caruba In 1959, during an interview with the late Mike Wallace, Ayn Rand, the author of “Atlas Shrugged”, said “A free market will...

Ryan: GOP Budget Removes Loopholes for Top Earners

TAXES, NEWSROOM AMERICA The Republican chairman of the House Budget Committee says the GOP's budget, introduced last week to widespread criticism from the White House,...

GOP Budget Seeks to Cut Spending, Implement Tax Reforms

JON E. DOUGHERTY, NEWSROOM AMERICA A Republican budget released Tuesday as a counter to the one proposed earlier this month by President Obama seeks to...

Obama Budget: Sharp Increases in Military Healthcare Premiums

MILITARY HEALTHCARE, JON E. DOUGHERTY (Newsroom America) -- President Obama's 2013 budget will seek sharp increases in premiums military personnel pay for health insurance, a...

Would Europe Benefit From A Super Committee?

By Christopher G. Adamo Somehow, the sun came up on Thanksgiving Day 2011, despite the shocking failure of the “Deficit Reduction Super Committee” to concoct...

Freshman Congressmen: ‘Reid and Senate Holding Americans Hostage’

Liberty Alerts, Penny Starr, CNSNews.com Thirty seven House freshmen held a press conference on Tuesday to mark the 888thday since the U.S. Senate has taken...

Amtrak Blows $1 Bil In DHS Grants To Protect Against Terrorism

Liberty Alerts, Corruption Chronicles Despite getting more than $1 billion from the U.S. government to bolster security, the nation’s passenger train system—known as Amtrak—remains vulnerable...

…is good for the gander — T.F. Stern

By T.F. Stern,   I like colloquial sayings; used to have a picture with the most common phrases in the bathroom. “Today is the first day of...

U.S. Debt Could Reach ‘Junk’ Rating by 2030

Liberty Alerts, Matt Cover, CNSNews.com U.S. federal debt could potentially be downgraded to junk status by 2030 if the government does not significantly reform entitlement...

The Budgetary ‘Showdown’ and the Unitary Party

Mr. Smith Award, Sheldon Richman Responding to the budgetary showdown between Republicans and Democrats being 'acted out' in Congress the last few weeks, Sheldon Richman,...

Congressman Ryan: No ‘Olive Branch’ from the ‘Campaigner in Chief’

Mr. Smith Award, with Steve Farrell In response to President Obama's 'gracious' invitation by the President to attend his budgetary speech yesterday, which was nothing...

Worried About Government Shutdown? — T.F. Stern

By T.F. Stern,   There’s a poll question on KPRC’s website that asks, “Are you worried a government shutdown will affect you?” The question doesn’t cover...

Fiscal Armageddon Looms While Democrats Play Games

By their own words, Washington Democrats are daily proving that they are not serious about dealing with the nation’s budgetary crisis.

Congress Must Reject the Welfare/Warfare State

One reason HR 1 does not cut spending enough is that many continue to embrace the fallacy that we can balance the budget without reducing spending on militarism

Foreign Lenders: Friends Indeed to a U.S. Treasury in Need

When the U.S. government wishes to spend more money than it receives as tax revenue, it covers the shortfall by borrowing, and foreign lenders have become increasingly important sources of such borrowed funds. - Robert Higgs

No Budget This Year — T.F. Stern

The scale in my bathroom lied to me just this past week and one of my daughters remarked that I appeared to be over weight when I went swimming on Father’s Day; cruel yet truer words have never been spoken. There are many tried and true diets to get rid of excess weight; none more efficient than when congress is in session. By the time those thieves get done with our money there won’t be enough left to buy groceries.

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GOP Left the Door Open for BLM

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Atlanta Joins List of ‘Blue’ Cities Paying the Price for Feckless Leadership

BY BOB BARR For years, American cities run by Democrat mayors and city councils have been beset by serious fiscal problems. Now, however, these “blue”...

Black America: Before Y’all Sign On to BLM…

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