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Don’t Know Much About Algebra

Paul Krawzak wrote in the June 4 Roll Call about some disturbing news that came from an April Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report

Elizabeth Wright June 11, 2014
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CBO Releases "Options for Reducing the Deficit 2014-2023"

The Congressional Budget Office released “Options for Reducing the Deficit 2014-2023” last week.

CAGW Staff November 19, 2013
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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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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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Legislation Puts Medicare Recovery Auditing, and Taxpayers, At Risk

Government waste, fraud, and abuse are a scourge on American taxpayers and a multi-billion dollar insult to the federal budget, but preventing improper payments, particularly in Medicare, is now running into roadblocks despite being a rare example...

Leslie Paige September 19, 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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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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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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