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Sen. Tom Coburn Will Be Sorely Missed

January 17, 2014

Dr. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) announced yesterday that he will not serve out the rest of his term in the Senate because of his ongoing fight with prostate cancer.

Budgetology: There is No Off-Season

April 9, 2013

In 2008, many Americans saw their retirement accounts wiped out. Now, more than four years later, the economy still hasn’t recovered, and instead of retiring, more people are “ripping up” their plans and continuing to work. So why does Washington want to punish responsible behavior by capping retirement savings?

Debt Wish: This Sh#@ Is Bananas

February 1, 2013

While Many Americans in the private sector are putting off retirement plans and continuing to work at a later age because of economic factors, the government has been spending millions in taxpayer dollars to fund a chimpanzee retirement resort. Is this the “Planet of the Apes” or just another case of Washington waste?

The Reduction of Wealth

June 12, 2012

According to the Washington Post, the Federal Reserve released an important update this week on the state of American households that puts numbers in a grim light. The median net worth of families decreased 39% from 2007-2010.