Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Bush Deficit

Source: Paul Krugman Does anyone recall how the Bush tax cuts were passed? The 2001 cut was passed based on the claim that the government was running an excessive surplus; the 2003 cut on the claim that it would provide … Continue reading

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It’s Health Care Costs, Stupid

Source: Paul Krugman In today’s column, I tried to emphasize a point that is weirdly absent from public discourse, at least among VSPs: the favorite VSP “solution” to the long-run budget deficit, raising the Medicare eligibility age, actually yields only … Continue reading

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Sheldon Adelson Dished Out $150 Million On Campaign

Source: Huffington Post WASHINGTON — Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson vowed to spend as much as $100 million to defeat President Barack Obama and help the GOP take control of Congress. According to two GOP fundraisers with close ties to the … Continue reading

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