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Succinct Wise Boy

So now Wise Boy a/k/a Ezra Klein adopts this single sentence from a book written by Thomas Mann and Norm Ornstein to describe our current governing crisis: The GOP has become an insurgent outlier in American politics — it is ideolog-ically extreme; … Continue reading

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More Insights From Wise Boy

So Wise Boy (aka Ezra Klein) is perplexed. You see, he noticed that Republicans support the idea of doing long-run estimates of the federal budget deficit, hope to secure the long border between the U.S. and Mexico, and believe that the government … Continue reading

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More Obfuscation From Ezra Klein

Wise Boy (aka Ezra Klein) is at it again:  destroying the meaning of words in the best Orwellian tradition in support of statism. Wise Boy is one of those liberals who confuses matters by calling government spending “investment” or “insurance.” And he loves to equate tax expenditure … Continue reading

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Demand Competition In Healthcare

Wise Boy (aka Ezra Klein) and other members of the Big Government priesthood often claim there is no evidence that competition can control healthcare costs. Although it’s true that many healthcare markets may be less competitive than they should be, … Continue reading

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Wise Boy Should Wise Up

According to the Wise Boy (aka Ezra Klein), the sequestration (automatic across-the-board spending cuts) proves that the U.S. government is “dumb.” Yeah, for Klein everything is dumb except more taxes and spending. He especially loves the high tax recommendations of the deficit reduction … Continue reading

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Orwellian Word Games

Ezra Klein is again making an Orwellian argument to mislead readers, this time about taxes and spending. It appears that Klein, other liberals, and even a few misguided Republicans have agreed to use another word for “taxes,” especially those taxes that relate to what has become known as tax expenditures. … Continue reading

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Ezra Klein: The Wise Boy

First, NBC News publishes a column online touting Hillary Clinton’s “defining moments” that included no accomplishments, and now The New Republic has come out with a veri-table love letter to liberal propagandist Ezra Klein, a/k/a Alfred E. Neuman (check out his Washington Post photo), that is equally light on … Continue reading

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Wishful Thinking About Healthcare Costs

Liberals are counting on Obamacare to generate efficiencies that they believe will contain healthcare costs. One of the more celebrated initiatives is the adoption of electronic medical records, but hold on, the significant efficiencies expected from electronic record keeping might not be forthcoming after all. According … Continue reading

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Klein Whine

Among the liberal propagandists who write for publications such as the Washington Post, Slate, and others, Ezra Klein has a soft spot in his heart for an Orwellian approach to language (i.e., distorting the meaning of words). And he’s not above … Continue reading

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Raising The Retirement Age

One very reasonable suggestion to help reduce the eventual Social Security shortfall is to raise the retirement age by a year or two. But watch out, liberal propagandists are at work challenging this simple idea, as seen in the latest article on the topic … Continue reading

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