CBO: Minimum Wage Increase will Increase Income Inequality


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500,000 workers will lose their jobs

Why ObamaCare Will Still Leave 31 Million Uninsured


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Analyzing the numbers behind an impending catastrophe.

The Truth About the CBO


Is the CBO really so infallible?
Almost alone in the public’s appraisal of the government, the Congressional Budget Office emerged from the health care debate as a symbol of nonpartisan truth-telling. Who, asked the media, would doubt the Non-Partisan, Objective CBO? If the CBO claims that the Democrats’ plan will reduce the deficit, who are we [...]

ObamaCare On the March


APTOPIX Health Care Overhaul

A bad bill is passed by even worse means.

Would You Buy a Used Car From Nancy Pelosi?


Like a used car salesman, giddy at the prospect of unloading an old Ford LTD, Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, is flaunting yesterday’s Congressional Budget Office (CBO) score as proof that Utopia costs nothing. The tragedy is that many will believe her – at least until the interest rate resets to 39%, the baling [...]

Why Democrats Don’t Care about $9.7 Trillion Debt


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Don’t mistake the Left’s very different vision of America.

Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan Stands Alone on Economic Solution


Remember how President Barack “Darth Vader” Obama asked Republicans to “bring it on” if they had better ideas for America’s future than the ones he and his fellow Democrats have proposed. Writing for FrontPage Magazine, Vasko Kohlmayer reports that one Republican gave Obama what he asked for – and probably more than that.
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Budget Deficit to Reach $1.35 Trillion for 2010 – WSJ.com


Congressional experts pegged the 2010 U.S. budget deficit at $1.35 trillion, a slight improvement from the $1.38 trillion estimate in August, but the overall picture of the government’s finances remains bleak, according to the annual report released Tuesday. The Congressional Budget Office said the government will run an aggregate deficit of almost $6 trillion during […]

On the Brink of Disaster – by Jacob Laksin


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Obamacare – and a government takeover of health care – moves toward final passage in the Senate.

Peter Suderman: How the CBO became the biggest impediment to ObamaCare, Reason Magazine


It was January 2009, and Democrats were triumphant. Their party had won major victories in both the House and the Senate, and Barack Obama, arguably the most economically left-wing president in decades, had just won the White House on a promise to finally achieve what had eluded liberals for so long: universal health care. As […]