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Nick Gillespie

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How to Balance the Budget Without Raising Taxes or Cutting Essential Services

(140) Comments | Posted February 7, 2011 | 11:54 AM

There's a 19 percent solution to our debt and deficit problems.

Sen. Rand Paul's (R-KY) new budget plan cuts $500 billion from the federal budget this year. Paul proposes cutting defense spending by 6.5 percent, saving $47 billion. But will his fellow Republicans go along?

Rep. Paul...

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Why Pot Legalization Is the Most Important Issue Before Voters This Election Day

(1154) Comments | Posted October 26, 2010 | 5:07 PM

Forget about what's happening in the partisan battle for control of Congress and statehouses across the country. The single-most important issue that will be decided on November 2 is California's Proposition 19, a ballot initiative that would legalize the cultivation, consumption, and sale of marijuana and allow municipalities...

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