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WHY WOULD WE WANT TO RUN A DEFICIT FOR OBAMACARE?

Consider the chart above. Now consider the one below. Contrary to what many still believe, most federal spending goes to Social Security (Pensions) and Healthcare programs. That is, for the sake of social programs, not military spending, we are blowing … Continue reading

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VIRGINIA SUFFERS THE MOST FROM THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN? WHY?

According to USA Today (Top 10 states hurt by the government shutdown), if you want to see the greatest suffering caused by the government shutdown, Virginia is the place to go. 1. Virginia Virginia is considered to be the state most … Continue reading

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THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN/DEBT CEILING BATTLES — WHAT’S AT STAKE?

As our President and Congress war in Washington D.C., we can easily lose focus on the fundamental issues. “Human interest” stories abound. Instead of focusing what the President and his party and the House Republicans seek to gain, we can … Continue reading

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