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Stossel Tomorrow Night!

Friends, Tomorrow evening, I will be a featured guest on the John Stossel Show on Fox Business Network. Click here to find the Fox Business Network in your area. Please tune in at 9:00 PM ET, as John and I … Continue reading

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Federal spending is up 300% in the last 40 years

Former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker traveled across the country this fall to educate Americans about the true scope of government debt. His “$10 Million A Minute” tour through the Comeback America Initiative hit several states before the general election. … Continue reading

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How can we reform Social Security?

The scholars at the Mercatus Center have some suggestions. They’ve issued a new white paper discussing the various qualities a successful reform of Social Security would have. According to recent data from the Congressional Budget Office, Social Security (along with … Continue reading

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Europe’s Debt: America’s Crisis

In this week’s foreign policy debate, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney barely mentioned Europe and the fiscal crisis happening there. While the candidates mentioned Poland, neither uttered a word about Greece or Spain, where governments are being forced to reduce … Continue reading

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Why everything must be on the table

Among those who understand government has a severe spending problem, there are considerable differences on what exact spending should be reduced. For a long time the focus has been on eliminating government waste, “porkbarrel” projects and earmarks. The spotlight has … Continue reading

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