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Attacking Federal Worker Compensation

Conservatives think they have scored again in their ongoing attack on federal workers. Writing in the Wall Street Journal (see here for a reprint at AEI), Paul Kupiec points out that federal bank regulators earn higher compensation – gasp! – than employees of the … 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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Sequestration Hysteria

With the sequester about to take effect, the liberal propagandists are beside themselves. According to liberals, Republicans must become Democrats and any who refuse are sick or crazy. David Ignatius of WaPo characterizes Republicans as a bunch of alcohol addicted drunk drivers who … 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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Spending Is The Problem

In his latest column, George Will cites to an article by economist, Jeffrey Dorfman, in which Dorfman refers to some interesting facts about the deficit. In the last year of the Clinton administration, which was the last time the budget was balanced, Dorfman points out … Continue reading

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