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Month: March 2011

March 9, 2011
Arrest Made in Spokane Terror Plot

As former IRA terror sympathizer turned anti-Muslim inquisitor Peter King prepares begins his Congressional hearings into Islamic radicalization, authorities have made an arrest in connection with January's backpack bomb plot in Spokane. While the identity and motivation of the suspect have yet to be revealed, the carnage narrowly avoided in Spokane could have added to […]

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March 8, 2011
It's the Tax Revenue, Stupid

Call it the "Seriousness Test." Any so-called deficit hawk that refuses to countenance increasing federal taxes simply isn't serious. After all, as the CBO concluded in January, with tax revenues now below 15%, "levels that low have not been seen since 1950." The two-year tax cut compromise in December made matters worse, adding $400 billion […]

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March 7, 2011
Mitt Romney, Vulture Capitalist

Ten years ago, George W. Bush was sworn in as America's first MBA President. Now, Mitt Romney wants to be the second. Two years after President Bush completed the worst economic record since Herbert Hoover, Romney the perpetual White House hopeful declared, "I spent my career in the private sector. I know how jobs are […]

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March 4, 2011
Celebrating the Lincoln Inaugurals, Now More Than Ever

2011 is becoming a kind of political Rorschach Test; which of its myriad anniversaries you celebrate most says a lot about who you are and what you believe. While JFK's swearing-in 50 years ago conjures up what might have been, Ronald Reagan's 100th birthday commemorates what never was. And the 150th anniversary of the birth […]

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March 2, 2011
The Biggest Loser: Haley Barbour Edition

At some point in the next several weeks, former RNC chairman and current Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour will decide whether he will seek the White House in 2012. To be sure, Barbour's path to the presidency is full of obstacles. And it's not just because America's foremost neo-Confederate literally whitewashed the Jim Crow era and […]

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March 1, 2011
Republicans Push National Race to the Bottom

Just days after his sneering "so be it" at the prospect of massive job losses which could result from GOP budget policies, House Speaker John Boehner declared public employees have a "machine gun" pointed "at the heads of local officials." That makes Boehner just the latest Republican leader respond to a $175 billion shortfall in […]

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Jon Perr
Jon Perr is a technology marketing consultant and product strategist who writes about American politics and public policy.

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