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Mccain Voodoo Economics

McCain Plan: Repeal Arithmetic

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert S. McElvaine

John McCain's promise to balance the budget is Voodoo Squared. But to understand what that means, someone has to understand enough simple mathematics to know what "squared" means.

McCain's Fantasy War On Earmarks

Washington Post | Michael Dobbs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain boasts that he can save $100 billion a year "immediately" by eliminating the so-called earmarks that legislators attach to spending bills ...