Federal deficit (page 113)

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    N.C. “Blue Dogs” vote to keep NPR on the taxpayer gravy train

    Following up on yesterday’s post, The Corner reports the U.S. House voted 228-192 (with one “present”) to defund National Public Radio. Of interest, the roll call shows the Tar Heel State’s so-called centrist Democrats, Mike McIntyre (7th District), Larry Kissell (8th), and Heath Shuler (11th) all supporting…
    Rick Henderson, March 17, 2011
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    Not much of a historian, not much of an economist

    American history scholar Ezra Klein displays his vast knowledge of economics in the pages of the latest Newsweek: Most economists don’t think we should start cutting spending until 2012. The recovery is simply too weak, the labor market too fragile, and businesses too restrained…
    Mitch Kokai, March 16, 2011
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    Putting $61 billion into perspective

    Putting the paltry $61 billion in proposed Congressional Republican spending cuts into perspective:…
    JonHam, March 15, 2011