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Duncan Quirk
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Duncan is a digital strategist and comedy writer with a background in digital marketing, stand-up comedy, video production and social media.

He realized he hasn't updated his bio in a quite some time and is leaving this short one up for now, while he returns to writing other posts. He promises to update this again sooner or later.

Duncan is tired of talking in the third person.

Entries by Duncan Quirk

The Inevitable Failure of "Sales Tax Only" State Revenue Plans

(1) Comments | Posted January 17, 2013 | 1:38 PM

This past week Governors Bobby Jindal and Dave Heineman of Louisiana and Nebraska, respectively, have called for the abolition of their state's income and corporate taxes. These plans are picking up steam in many more states. The plans propose to make up for this lost revenue...

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You Can't Mass-Debate By Yourself, Part 4 (Photocomic)

(4) Comments | Posted October 23, 2012 | 10:04 AM

With the election around the corner, our beloved candidates couldn't wait to take the stage for the final performance.

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You Can't Mass-Debate By Yourself, Part 3 (Photocomic)

(6) Comments | Posted October 17, 2012 | 9:11 AM

Weeks away from the election, last night's debate was a must see! But if you didn't, here's what you missed.

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You Can't Mass-Debate by Yourself, Part 2 (Photocomic)

(2) Comments | Posted October 12, 2012 | 12:23 PM

Joe and Paul went at it last night, here's the recap

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You Can't Mass-Debate By Yourself, Part 1 (Photocomic)

(3) Comments | Posted October 4, 2012 | 12:54 AM

For all of those that missed it, here's the First 2012 Presidential Debate.

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A Brave New Fahrenheit 2012

(8) Comments | Posted January 3, 2012 | 10:13 AM

As we usher in the new year and the first primary event of the election kicks off, Americans are concerned primarily with two intertwined issues: the economy and our debt. Rightfully, these issues were at the heart of our politics in 2011 and due to the numerous failures of our...

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Time to Tax Campaign Donations and Lobbying

(3) Comments | Posted September 7, 2011 | 1:09 PM

Last week, the Institute for Policy Studies released a report stating that 25 of the top paid 100 CEOs earned more in 2010 than their companies paid in federal taxes. These low taxes were in a large part due to the use of off shore subsidiaries in tax...

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The Economy Wants Stability and a Debt Deal, Not Special Interests

(2) Comments | Posted July 21, 2011 | 10:15 PM

As our elected officials sprint headfirst towards a U.S. default carrying hyper-partisan banners, they have signed pledges to lobby groups, damned compromise, and vehemently refused legitimate proposals to raise the debt ceiling and reduce the deficit through increased taxes and decreased spending. While the No Labels call for...

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Is Congress Taking Debt Ceiling Advice From Billionaire Who Routinely Made Huge Profits Shorting Currency?

(12) Comments | Posted June 10, 2011 | 4:33 PM

As readers of my writings know, I am a deficit hawk, however, I am also a pragmatic defect hawk. I believe strongly in the recommendations of last year's bipartisan debt commission, mainly decreasing our spending and increasing taxes and overhauling our tax code to cut deductions therefore raising...

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Stop Vacation, Pay and Campaigning Until the Debt Ceiling is Solved

(26) Comments | Posted June 3, 2011 | 7:46 PM

After a purely symbolic vote by House Republicans to not raise the debt limit in order to pay America's obligations by August 2, efforts to reach a compromise that will pass both the House and Senate to stem a potential catastrophe and find a sustainable path for the future are...

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To Shut Down Government, Please Hit Ctrl, Alt, Partisanship

(14) Comments | Posted April 8, 2011 | 12:24 PM

Nearly a year before the first primaries and days before a possible government shutdown if the debt ceiling is not raised, President Obama has officially kicked off the 2012 campaign season in the middle of heated budget debates that threaten the imminent shutdown of our entire government.

Both sides are...

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The Economy ... Still?

(0) Comments | Posted October 26, 2009 | 12:30 PM

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Since it's been so long since my last comic, I thought I'd share this little picture I took at the laundromat.
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Inside the Iran Nuclear 6 Party Talks

(0) Comments | Posted October 1, 2009 | 11:34 PM

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Obama Takes On the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Climate Change, and China in One Day

(0) Comments | Posted September 23, 2009 | 12:52 AM

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Politicians Descend On Senator Kennedy's Funeral

(9) Comments | Posted August 31, 2009 | 7:42 PM

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Bernanke Gets Reappointed; Is Kinda Bummed

(2) Comments | Posted August 25, 2009 | 1:17 AM

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What The Presdient Was Thinking While Giving Out Those Medals Of Freedom

(0) Comments | Posted August 13, 2009 | 1:08 AM

As the debate over health care continues to rage on in an increasingly "28 Days Later" fashion, President Obama celebrated Justice Sotomayor's swearing in and later presented America's highest civilian award other than the Academy Award for Best Motion Picture, the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Obama's Town Hall Hell

(0) Comments | Posted July 30, 2009 | 10:09 AM


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Important Things You May Have Missed Because of MJ Coverage

(1) Comments | Posted July 9, 2009 | 2:51 PM



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Behind The Scenes At A Democratic Press Conference

(1) Comments | Posted June 19, 2009 | 11:12 AM



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