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Fiscal Hawks

Jason Linkins

Paul Krugman Battles The 'Beltway Deficit Feedback Loop,' And Not By Himself | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.04.2013 | Politics

Paul Krugman has become the first human I've ever witnessed escaping from the gravitational pull of something with black hole-like density: Joe Scarborough and his gang of deficit hacks.

Arthur Delaney

Deficit Hawk Explains Why Deficits Prohibit Reauthorizing Jobless Aid But Not Bush Tax Cuts | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Members of Congress who want to keep the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy say the economy is too weak to handle a tax hike on the richest people in Ameri...

The Government That Governs Best

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Moroz

States, one might think, would know better than to shortchange their urban brethren, but aid to cities will be reduced more than $20 billion in the next several years.

Governors Against State Bailouts, for Ideological Purity

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Moroz

While around 40 governors met with Obama in Philadelphia to discuss states' growing budget woes, two governors took to the Wall Street Journal's op-ed page to argue against federal aid to states.