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Messaging and Reality

Tom Coburn writes The Year Washington Fled Reality in the Wall Street Journal. Excerpts: The culture that Mr. Obama campaigned against, the old kind of politics, teaches politicians that repetition and “message discipline”—never straying from using the same slogans and

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All In The Family

“A couple of years ago, National Journal analyzed the number of family members of sitting senators who were working as lobbyists. Fully thirty-three senators had family members who were registered as lobbyists or who worked for lobbying firms. That’s one-third

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Leadership Without Brains or Balls

Tom Coburn of Oklahoma, Mike Crapo of Idaho, and Saxby Chambliss of Georgia are proposing an automatic tax increase with spending cuts if deficit reductions do not materialize.  This is government without either brains or balls.  Unable to reach any

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