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Legislative Mischief

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NY Times

The House narrowly approved a short-term, $290 billion increase in federal borrowing power, setting the stage for a major fight over national fiscal policy in 2010. It also included short extensions of the USA Patriot Act, and several other expiring

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Politico

Conservative leaders are eager to turn Tea Party anger into election-year cash – and to do that, they’re launching a flurry of new political action committees aimed at collecting small-dollar donations from newly engaged anti-tax, anti-spending activ

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Cafe Hayek / Don Boudreaux

While you’re correct that trying to engineer an industry that’s one-sixth the size of the U.S. economy is indeed very complicated, such complexity – far from excusing Congress’s ignorance – should be Exhibit A in a criminal indictment.

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Last week, in the name of protecting the little guy from Wall Street, the House passed HR 4173 to increase the little guy’s false sense of security in the financial system. This bill will greatly increase the powers of the Federal Reserve, which too

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NY Times

Inner City Broadcasting, owns 17 commercial stations nationwide faces a possible financial collapse because of pressure by Goldman Sachs and GE Capital to repay nearly $230 million in debt and they want a bailout.

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Stimulus Watch

StimulusWatch.org was built to help the new administration keep its pledge to invest stimulus money smartly, and to hold public officials to account for the taxpayer money they spend.

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