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Put a Fork In It: Why Taxpayers are Fed Up with Pork-Barrel Spending

For 16 years, Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu fed her constituents powerful promises of pork – pork barrel spending that is.

CAGW Staff December 11, 2014
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John Locke was Right....

When he said "I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts."

Leslie Paige October 6, 2014
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Murkowski’s Folly

The first rule of communications is getting the message right.

Sean Kennedy March 20, 2014
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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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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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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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Another New Math?

It seems that Treasury Secretary Jack Lew may have created another form of “new math.”  According to CNSNews.com, the U.S.

CAGW Staff September 12, 2013
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New Voice Opposes MEADS

As members of Congress reconvene following their long summer break, one of their most immediate tasks will be to pass legislation to fund the federal government beyond the current fiscal year, which ends at the end of the month.

Sean Kennedy September 10, 2013
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Back to Black – II

A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog about Senator Coburn’s (R-OK) efforts in fighting a bloated federal government, rife with waste, fraud, and abuse.  You may recall his office has produced

Leslie Paige September 6, 2013
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Seeing Double: Yes, Even More Duplication!

As part of a continuing series, CAGW is providing you with examples of duplication and overlap within the federal government that has been researched by the Government Accountability Office (GAO).  In the 2011 GAO annual report, “Opportuniti

Leslie Paige September 5, 2013

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