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Plutocracy Rising

…preferred fix for creating more manly jobs (remember Obama’s fixation with that?) is infrastructure spending, where the US has fallen way behind its advanced economy peers, and lousy infrastructure is…

The Female Troops Are Returning, Too

…Senate do. The effort to address not one but two problems—the need to repair infrastructure and the need to employ veterans (who have spent the past eleven years rebuilding infrastructure

Illinois’s Tim Johnson (Rep.) Squirms under Norquist No-Tax-Increase Pledge

…on his back with its reaganomics-inspired program to cut-taxes-to-shrink-(nonmilitary)-government-and-eliminate-public-infrastructure-and-social-justice-programs; de-regulate-to-free-up-big-business; privatize-wherever-you-can-especially-schools-bridges-and-other-essential-services. Not to be outdone, Tim Johnson signed the no-tax-increase pledge on the dotted line, with his right-hand aide as…

A Finger Exercise for Dr. Black

infrastructure improvements: the 155th Street bridge that I used to walk to games over hasn’t been widened, the FDR and the Harlem River Drive are still the same, the bridges…

WHAT KOTLIKOFF (REALLY) SAID

…provide the infrastructure that protects our ability to make money in the first place. I don’t know if we would feel safe in a country with a 40% smaller defense…