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Spending and The Presidency

May 29, 2012

Has spending increased since President Obama took office? In Washington, a simple question like that is never easy to answer. One would assume that using simple math would yield accurate and reliable results, but Washington is never short of different perspectives on how math works.

Are taxes the ticket?

April 18, 2011

Some have suggested we should tax our way out of the hole. Beyond the question of whether we should, there’s a more important question: can we?