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The Bill to End the Shutdown and Default... and to Prevent it in the Future

Paul Abrams | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Paul Abrams

The president says he wants a clean continuing resolution (CR) and a clean debt-ceiling hike. The reason he gives is that agreeing to anything else is license for further abuse.

Our Dangerous Dependence on Foreign Chocolate

Ernest Istook | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics
Ernest Istook

Mr. Obama is using flimsy and misleading numbers to justify his anti-oil and gas energy policy, and his mega-billion dollar subsidies for "green energy" and "green jobs." So perhaps it's time for him to pivot to another basic necessity, like chocolate.

How Merrill Lynch Traders Helped Blow Up There Own Firm

Pro Publica | Jesse Eisinger and Jake Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Two years before the financial crisis hit, Merrill Lynch confronted a serious problem. No one, not even the bank's own traders, wanted to buy the supp...

Taxpayer Investment in Ethanol Yields Little Relief from Oil

Donald Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Donald Carr

Between 2005 and 2009, U.S. taxpayers spent a whopping $17 billion to subsidize corn-ethanol blends in gasoline. What did they get in return? A reduc...