To Reduce Debt, Cut Spending

It seems a simple enough solution; to reduce debt, reduce spending. This graph from Australia’s IPA (Institute of Public Affairs) shows just how effective a one percent reduction in overall spending would be, wiping out the deficit in the current year, and halving gross debt in two years: Instead, we have another budget of the …

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The Good Samaritan Did Not Use a Government Credit Card

Those dastardly right-wing Christians are at it again. This time they are claiming that we serve the poor best by being financially responsibile: … we do not need to “protect programs for the poor.” We need to protect the poor themselves. Indeed, sometimes we need to protect them from the very programs that ostensibly serve the poor, …

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A Tree By Its Fruits

So what kind of fruit tree is Obama? From Hot Air: The Bible says that you will know a tree by the kind of fruit it bears, meaning that you will know what someone believes by what they do. Considering the ‘revolution’ in Egypt, I would like to quickly examine three examples of foreign policy …

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