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Ho Hum

Yesterday, the President traveled to Tennessee to discuss his “new” proposal for spurring on the economy and creating jobs.  He proposes to lower the corporate tax rate and simplify the

CAGW Staff July 31, 2013
The WasteWatcher

I See Dead People

A Government Accountability Office report released June 28 has an eye catching headline, “USDA Needs to Do More to Prevent Improper Payments to Deceased Individuals.”  Yup, here we go again, our government using our tax dollars to pay dead pe

CAGW Staff July 30, 2013
The WasteWatcher

Gridlock is Good

Last week, the NBC News and the WSJ released a poll on Congress’s and President Obama’s approval ratings.  The Wall Street Journal states, “Rising frustration over partisan gridlock in Washington has dama

CAGW Staff July 29, 2013
The WasteWatcher

A Big Nuthin Burger

Yesterday and today, the President pivoted for the 19th time to the economy and gave a one hour-

CAGW Staff July 25, 2013
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Unions Wake Up from their Four-Year Slumber

Well, who would have thought that the very unions that spent millions of dollars to get Obamacare signed into law are now complaining to Democrat leaders in Congress about the same law, telling them, “We have a problem; you need to fix it.”

CAGW Staff July 22, 2013
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Flying High on the Tax Payers

I am one who appreciates our military and wants it to be strong and effective.  Under our Constitution, one of the main purposes of the federal government is to “provide for the common defense.”  But that does not mean that Congress and the Defense...

CAGW Staff July 19, 2013
The WasteWatcher

On the Hook for More Bailouts

On July 9, 2013, the Financial Stability Oversight Council voted to categorize American International Group (AIG) and GE Capital as systemically important according to a Washington Post

CAGW Staff July 16, 2013
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Fraud? What, Me Worry?

While most of the public was focused on the Obama Administration’s announcement that the employer mandate under Obamacare would be delayed a year, another postponement was slipped in under the radar.  The administration decided to forgo, for the...

CAGW Staff July 11, 2013
The WasteWatcher

Heard It Through the Grape Vine

What would you think of a government that believes too many raisins are being grown and harvested in a particular year so it decides to confiscate a portion of the crop?  Even worse, more often than not, the government will not pay the farmer for...

CAGW Staff July 10, 2013
The WasteWatcher

Farm Bill, Part 2: Divide (the Bill) and Conquer (the Conservatives?)

Rep. Frank D.

William Christian July 9, 2013
The WasteWatcher

What's the Presidency For?"

On June 12, actor Robert Redford wrote an editorial in USA Today criticizing the president for taking little to no action with respect to global warming…oh pardon…climate change.

CAGW Staff June 26, 2013
The WasteWatcher

Waking Up to Reality

The press and many fans of Obamacare are beginning to wake up to problems with the healthcare law.  It appears reality, not the Utopia that was promised, is settling in.  I have written about this in an earlier blog found here.  Now, the

CAGW Staff June 25, 2013

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