They appeal to comity, defined as a friendly social atmosphere, social harmony. That was undoubtedly Barack Obama’s greatest attribute as a candidate. He promised a new politics, a new cordiality. No more red state/blue divisions. He touted his Senate friendship with Oklahoma ’s Tom Coburn. It was genuine.
Senator Coburn has crafted a proposal that addresses spending in virtually every segment of government, from defense to entitlements, and targets tax deductions that have benefitted special interests on both sides of the aisle for far too long.
Greece isn't the only country to try spending its way to prosperity -- only to find a sure way to poverty.
There have been many attempts to slay the deficit monster that lurks in the appropriations committee rooms of Congress, only to see it return to life more menacing than ever.
The Oklahoma senator unveils a plan to cut $9 trillion from the budget.
This historic vote against the powerful ethanol special interest group just might signal that a new era of fiscal responsibility is possible and give hope to a worried nation that Washington can confront national problems.
Senator Coburn says Congress should be thrown in jail for failing to pass a budget.
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Senate Democrats were expected to bring up the House Republicans’ 2012 budget plan for a vote this week, but not their own plan which remains under lock and key.
I know it’s awkward holding “peace talks” when we are not at war, but you could do it if you wanted. Hey maybe this year you could get another Nobel prize for ending at war you started. How’s that for irony?
I believe that the long train of abuses and usurpations from Washington are due, in part, to their lack of appreciation for what money is.
As we watched LinkedIn's share price convulse on Thursday as the opposing forces of greed and fear pushed the stock back and forth, it became clear that trying to buy the stock within a day or two of its over-hyped IPO amounted to little more than throwing darts at a rapidly moving target.
Austerity measures run into trouble in Greece, while Spanish protestors camp in streets defying a ban on protests.
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