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Sheldon Whitehouse has taken to the floor of the Senate again to accuse everyone who opposes driving the country further into debt of being against people who are suffering financially.But that accusation, much like Whitehouse's accusations against opponents of ObamaCare, is based on a false...

There is so much wrong with how Barack Obama has handled the Gulf oil spill, it's almost hard to know where to begin.Put aside the ineptitude of the approval process and clean up response. For today, I'm focusing on the tentative settlement with BP. While...

The fiscal equivalent of Stockholm Syndrome:A term used to describe a paradoxical psychological phenomenon wherein government officials express adulation and have positive feelings toward unsustainable union contracts that appear irrational in light of the danger or risk posed by such contracts to the government.Our politicians...

Barack Obama is claiming credit for "saving" the economy from a full-blown depression based on passage of the stimulus plan.As with most Obama claims of success, Obama simply is exhibiting his prowess at using strawman arguments.Obama compares where the economy is now, versus where the...

The hot topic at this precise moment in time is the concept of a public option "trigger" being proposed by Maine Republican Senator Olympia Snowe.Snowe was one of only three Republicans to vote for the February 2009 stimulus plan; without those three Republicans (one of...

This is great. My home State of Rhode Island says it did not receive promised stimulus money for energy projects. The federal government says it sent the money weeks ago: The U.S. Department of Energy says it sent about $22 million in federal stimulus funds...

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