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The 19 Percent Solution
Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) unveiled his “Roadmap for America’s Future,” which seeks to eventually balance the budget by reducing entitlement spending. Weeks before the November midterm elections, the presumpt... read more
Day One Transcript: 9/11 Commission Hearing
"If Sudan had been serious," Clarke said, ... but the administration had a full agenda of ... In your time, did you find -- one last -- in our last hearing, Ms. Ryan, who headed the Consular Service, ... read more
Senator Chris Murphy: "Neil and I are supporters of the real Second Amendment, not the imaginary Second Amendment"
"But Neil and I are supporters of the real Second Amendment, not the imaginary Second Amendment. The Second Amendment has always allowed the people, through their elected leaders, to decide what weapo... read more
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The Other Side of John McCain
The keynote speaker of the evening, according to Cobban, was a hard-charging freshman member of Congress named John McCain. McCain’s visceral ... To do so, he took under his wing a youthful DC-based S... read more
Sunday Sound: Heard on 'This Week'
SCHULTZ: George, I don't know who Harry Reid's source is, but I do know that Mitt Romney could clear this up in 10 seconds by releasing the 23 years of tax returns that he gave to John McCain when ... ... read more
Leninism and organization today
Paul Le Blanc ... but he does not provide a serious examination of the theses themselves. An excellent summary of the matter is provided in a fine essay, "Party Democracy in Lenin's Comintern--and Sma... read more
How GOP Fiscal Sanity Died, in 7 Easy Steps
Needing 14 out of 18 votes to be forwarded to the full Congress for debate and then an up-or-down vote, the deal received just 11, with the nays including three House Republicans: Jeb Hensarling (Texa... read more
The Canadian War on Science: A long, unexaggerated, devastating chronological indictment
This is a brief chronology of the current Conservative Canadian government’s long campaign to undermine evidence-based scientific ... Chemicals Management Plan, the Clean Air Agenda, the Air Quality H... read more
What does it mean that the U.S. government spent 8 times more than it took in in March?
Paul Ryan (R-WI) (C) speaks during a markup hearing before the ... Budget Office predicts our economy will simply be unable to continue past 2037 if something serious isn't done soon. Here’s my questi... read more
Have we forgotten what Turnbull was like as leader?
Five years on, it's easy to forget how poorly the Turnbull experiment ended, amid false accusations based on the leaking of a troubled public service mole and the climate change kerfuffle that saw Lib... read more
Regime Change and Globalization Fuel Europe’s Refugee and Migrant Crisis
This involves highlighting the positive contributions of migrants in economic terms, based, for example ... it would be a mistake to call anti-establishment forces insincere, or to dismiss them as lac... read more
'This Week' Transcript: Stephanie Cutter and Eric Fehrnstrom
Plus, John ... against Paul Ryan. I can tell you that when Mitt Romney was governor of Massachusetts, he had to confront a Democratic legislature. Every week, he would invite the Democratic leaders to ... read more