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With the opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas today, historians and political pundits are taking a second look at the 43rd president’s legacy. We’d like to offer you a dispassionate view of the Bush record, culled from objective data. Here’s a sampling: ECONOMIC GROWTH: GDP growth, adjusted for inflation, for each Read More
It’s worse than Republicans thought. The first national poll conducted after the fiscal cliff deal finds that Americans overwhelmingly believe President Obama won the game of political chicken along the ledge of the “fiscal cliff.” Then there’s the bad news for the GOP. Just 19 percent of Americans approve of the way Republicans handled the [...]
Sen. Coburn thinks we can trim Pentagon spending — like the beef jerky research and study of tweeters’ slang
Tom Coburn, the Republican senator from Oklahoma, sees things a little differently from his colleagues on the right. He thinks the Department of Defense could save at least $67.9 billion over a decade by making cuts to DOD expenses that actually have very little to do with defense.