Scott Galupo


January 2011


Obama's Right, America Needs an Industrial Policy

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“Industrial policy.”

In tonight’s State of the Union address, President Obama won’t utter those exact words. Instead, he’ll talk about “innovation” and “infrastructure” and  “education”—things we’ll need to invest in as a nation in order to remain competitive in the global economy.

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TAGS:
energy policy and climate change
NIH
China
South Korea
India
manufacturing

GOP Should Repeal Healthcare Law Regardless of Polls

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For the past 18 months, Republicans have felt the wind at their back when it comes to healthcare and public opinion.

But, as the New Republic’s Jonathan Chait recently noted, the picture is becoming a bit cloudier. New polling suggests that just 1 in 4 Americans want to see the new law repealed in ...

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TAGS:
polls
politics
2010 Congressional elections
Congress
Democratic Party
Republican Party
health care reform

Huckabee Poised to Neutralize Palin for 2012

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A familiar dynamic is emerging in the GOP’s 2012 presidential primary: Mike Huckabee could be the spoiler who delivers the nomination to the party establishment’s favored horse.

According to a recent PPP poll (h/t Andrew Sullivan), the former Arkansas governor is running strong in the early ...

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TAGS:
polls
politics
Republican Party
McCain, John
2012 presidential election
Huckabee, Mike
Romney, Mitt
Palin, Sarah

Democrats Will Demagogue GOP Budget Cuts

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The incoming House Republican majority plans to throw down its $100 billion fiscal gauntlet on the area of the federal budget known as nondefense discretionary spending—that is, everything except military and veterans appropriations, Medicare, Social Security, and Medicaid.

This is risky—as ...

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TAGS:
national security terrorism and the military
deficit and national debt
Democratic Party
Republican Party
Congress
Obama, Barack
Medicare
tea party
2010 Congressional elections
2012 presidential election

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