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The Tea Party’s Old Line on Health Care

According to Bruce Bartlett in the NY Times, rational businessmen and politicians are backing away from the Tea Party.  Today’s Virginia state elections, which pit a Tea Party line up of Republican candidates for Governor, Lt. Governor, and Attorney General … Continue reading

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It’s a New Day (again)

Day 4 of the Federal Shutdown — and the sky has not fallen, the earth has not stopped spinning.  In fact, it is a beautiful sunny day here in Washington DC, traffic is light, and except for the odd crazy … Continue reading

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Is this a Democracy?

America has a wonderful democratic constitution.  But it’s not working anymore, at least not the way it was designed to.  The Senate was intended to give each state an equal weight in deliberations, to ensure that a majority did not … Continue reading

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