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By Robert G. Kaiser
Forget the Times Square ball drop in New York City. The most dramatic moment of New Year’s Eve 2012 will most likely happen on Capitol Hill.
Posted on Dec 30, 2012
As President Obama promises to bargain away changes to spending and social programs in exchange for income tax increases in the top two brackets, leading economist Dean Baker criticizes the so-called fiscal cliff threat as a myth.
Posted on Dec 14, 2012
The Weekly Standard editor is breaking with the Republican Party on the issue of taxes, telling “Fox News Sunday” that the GOP shouldn’t “fall on its sword” defending against a tax increase for millionaires.
Posted on Nov 12, 2012
The game of chicken isn’t about how much or when we cut the budget deficit. Or even whether the upcoming “fiscal cliff” poses a danger to the economy.
Posted on Nov 10, 2012
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Israeli spending on West Bank settlements has increased 38 percent under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and the population of Jewish residents there has doubled in a dozen years.
Posted on Jul 31, 2012
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The University of Southern California’s Neon Tommy takes a close look at the people, services and institutions that stand to
lose the most in California’s ongoing budget fiasco. (more)
Posted on Apr 27, 2011
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