Economic Intelligence

October 2013


Funding the Army Corps of Engineers Shows Congress Is Still Not Serious About Spending

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Fresh off the 16 day government shutdown, the House of Representatives is back at work avoiding making the difficult choices that would help put the country on a better fiscal path.

Yesterday, the House debated the inaccurately dubbed Water Resources Reform and Development Act, H.R. 3080, a huge ...

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economy
Army Corps of Engineers
deficit and national debt
Congress
politics

On the Shutdown, Obamacare and Immigration, the Tea Party Is a Sore Loser

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It is time to start referring to the so-called "tea party" by a name it has truly earned: the Party of Sore Losers (POSERS, for short).

The old name always had the quality of one of those cheap knock-offs that seeks to associate itself with the name of something great in hopes that we'll get ...

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economy
tea party
politics
business
immigration reform
Affordable Care Act