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And Here’s To You, Mrs. Lautenberg!

The recent action by Congress to provide a death gratuity to the widow of the late Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) has raised a few eyebrows.

William Christian October 18, 2013
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Reality is Starting to Set In

Now that Washington has a temporary reprieve on budget and debt ceiling issues, perhaps the media will focus more on the continuing Obamacare slow-motion train wreck.  It has been largely ignored by the main stream media but the news about the...

CAGW Staff October 17, 2013
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Conn Artist?

This week, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs lead by Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) released an investigati

CAGW Staff October 13, 2013
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This Is Another Nice Mess You've Gotten Us Into

The New York Times had an interesting story yesterday, which also raised some ques

CAGW Staff October 10, 2013
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A Government That is Too Big

More and more news reports are surfacing about the overreach by the Obama Administration with regard to the partial government shutdown.

CAGW Staff October 8, 2013
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A Clean CR is a Dirty Rotten Shame

On the October 2nd edition of Fox News Channel’s Special Report, columnist Charles Krauthammer decried the Democrats’ disingenuous insistence on a “clean CR,” implying that such an approach is actually a ratification of failure.  On the one hand, it...

William Christian October 5, 2013
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Another Bailout

While the focus of the press and Washington has been on passing a continuing resolution and a government shutdown, the White House pulled the usual Washington D.C. public affairs stunt when you don’t wont bad or controversial news to be discussed...

CAGW Staff October 1, 2013
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Debate and Compromise Is Not a One-Way Street

A few months back my 20-something niece was complaining about how Congress, in particular the Republican House, was just not cooperating with President Obama over spending, taxes, and government-investments like bridges and green energy.  She said...

CAGW Staff September 30, 2013
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Nancy’s Cupboard May be Bare but There are Certainly Bats in Her Belfry

On Sunday, when asked about deficit reduction, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) declared on CNN’s Sunday show State of the Union that

CAGW Staff September 26, 2013
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Fuzzy Math and Little Details on Obamacare Premium Costs

Today, the Department of HHS finally revealed the premium prices for Obamacare.  Several press outlets got an advanced copy and some reporters were not all that impressed.

CAGW Staff September 25, 2013
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Disability Insurance – Reform is Needed

A recent General Accountability Office (GAO) report, “Disability Insurance – Work Activity Indicates Certain Social Security Disability Payments Were Potentially Improper” reminds us that Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is the nation’s...

CAGW Staff September 25, 2013
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Tax and Spend Won't Fix the Results of the Financial Crisis

Today, the President gave a speech on the five-year anniversary of the financial meltdown and claimed his policies of government “investments” and intrusion into the priva

CAGW Staff September 16, 2013

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