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Why the Debt Ceiling Matters: Currency & Goverance Regime Matters

In national emergencies Congress can exceed tax expenditures and run deficits.  What Reagan taught was simple, the deficit itself is not the problem, but the depth, the reach and scope of government on civil society IS. This is why confiscatory … Continue reading

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How To Think About The Fiscal Cliff

Dr. Steve Conover has written for novices, overviews of how to think of the fiscal cliff.  He writes for The American Enterprise Institute’s public journal ‘The American’.  Chronicling his writings on fiscal and macroeconomics brings one to recognize the supremacy … Continue reading

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What ‘Debt Ceiling’ Gives The Spendors

What the national debt ceiling actually does is enable any administration to get all the political benefits of runaway spending for the benefit of their favorite constituencies, and then invite the opposition party to share the blame, either by raising … Continue reading

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