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Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Speech

President Obama, not surprisingly, called for more government spending as part of his State of the Union speech.  He called for two years of ‘free’ community college for anyone who met certain basic requirements.  Specifically, the student must keep a … Continue reading

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Fiscal Cliff deal

Congress recently passed a bill to stop the ‘fiscal cliff’, which would have triggered automatic spending cuts and tax increases. Unfortunately, the bill is extremely short on spending cuts ($15 billion) and long on tax increases (over 600 billion- a … Continue reading

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The ‘Fiscal Cliff’

We’re being warned of the ‘fiscal cliff’, the date that mandatory cuts happen in our federal budget.  Half of these cuts will come from the Department of Defense, which currently receives about 18% of all federal spending. Obama’s demanding that … Continue reading

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