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Is the 14th Amendment a remedy to the debt crisis? What do you think?

One of the ideas that keeps appearing as a solution to the debt crisis is that the president could unilaterally raise the debt ceiling by using the power some see implied in Section 4 of the 14th Amendment. The problems … Continue reading

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The only way Obama can win in 2012?

I think that Obama’s recent run of political miscalculation at home and abroad has cost him dearly in the court of public opinion that all politicians must rely on in order to get reelected to their jobs. Whether or not … Continue reading

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A kind of litmus test

For all you conservative voters out there who plan to vote for Republicans on 2 November, here’s an interesting test for you to use to see if you made the right choice between then and 2012: Did federal government spending … Continue reading

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A challenge

What’s the political equivalent of a quack? At any rate, the political quacks in D.C. are at it again pretending that they are going to do something responsible about spending the taxpayers’ money. On one hand, you have the Republiquacks … Continue reading

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Did the Democrats see their own shadows?

What’s up with the once mighty party of Obama, Pelosi, and Reid? Did the election of one Republican to a traditionally Democrat seat unsettle them that much? Seriously, Democrats seem to be jumping like rats off a sinking ship, with … Continue reading

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