Category Archives: Congressional Budget Office

Single-Payer Healthcare

It seems to me…. “The American public believes that health care is a right and not a commodity.” ~ Michael Moore[1]. As a basic requirement in order to belong to their club, Republicans are obligated to condemn the Affordable Care … Continue reading

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Where Is The Money?

It seems to me… “But while they prate of economic laws, men and women are starving.  We must lay hold of the fact that economic laws are not made by nature.  They are made by human beings.”  ~ Franklin D. … Continue reading

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Republican Obstructionism

It seems to me… “Credibility is like virginity.  Once you lose it, you can never get it back.”  ~ Unknown. The Republican’s have a serious credibility problem.  How can anyone believe the party of “NO!” on anything they say?  Under … Continue reading

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Candidate’s Economic Platforms

It seems to me… “The study of economy usually shows us that the best time for purchase was last year.”  ~ Woody Allen. President Obama has been making the case that the U.S. economy needs investment[i] — in infrastructure, education, … Continue reading

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Economic Deception

It seems to me… “A conservative believes nothing should be done for the first time.”  ~ Thomas Fuller. There isn’t any historical substantiation that tax cuts, especially to the wealthy, result in economic growth.  While funding increases for defense, homeland … Continue reading

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