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    Democrats Rescind Recovery Act Funding to Finance More Ineffective Spending

    Conservatives began talking about rescinding the stimulus after President Obama signed it into law. Liberals are starting to listen. House Democrats approved an amendment to the Afghanistan and Iraq war supplemental yesterday, 239 to 182, that cuts more than $1.6 billion originally allocated for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (complete … More

    Sacrifice Spending to Pay for the War

    Liberals in Congress and out are calling for a new tax to pay for the war on terrorists in Afghanistan and Iraq. At the same time, rising unemployment and falling political prospects have driven President Obama and friends to fumble for stimulus 2.0, the first $787 billion Obama stimulus having … More

    The Left's Green Crony Capitalism

    Newsweek‘s Stefan Theil reports from Berlin: Climate change is the greatest new public-spending project in decades. Each year as much as $100 billion is spent by governments and consumers around the world on green subsidies designed to encourage wind, solar, and other -renewable-energy markets. The goals are worthy: reduce emissions, … More