Scott Galupo


September 2011


What Elizabeth Warren Got Wrong in Her ‘Class Warfare’ Pushback

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Conservatives have picked apart Massachusetts candidate Elizabeth Warren's remarks, much cheered by progressives, about an "underlying social contract" that justifies higher taxes on the rich.

They've noted, first and foremost, that Warren's hypothetical factory owner already bears a ...

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Warren, Elizabeth
Senate
Democratic Party
income tax
federal taxes
social security
Congress
politics

Tim Pawlenty’s Endorsement of Mitt Romney Is Irrelevant

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So, the departed presidential candidate and former Gov. Tim Pawlenty has, rather quickly, thrown in with the former Gov. Mitt Romney campaign.

What could it mean?

Matt Yglesias writes that, in isolation, the Pawlenty endorsement won't materially reshape the race. But over time, a trend of ...

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social security
politics
Republican Party
2012 presidential election
Perry, Rick
Pawlenty, Tim
Romney, Mitt

9/11 Inspires Powerful Works of Art

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Andrew Sullivan has an interesting, ongoing thread about whether there's been a great September 11-inspired work of art. Sullivan's readers have touted an assortment of novels, films, and albums.

At my old Washington Times job, I got to follow this topic rather closely.

I had the privilege,

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terrorism
9/11

A Sane Mitt Romney Distinguishes Himself on Monetary Policy

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A key feature of former Gov. Mitt Romney's recently-introduced jobs plan is a demand that China adopt a floating exchange rate for its currency.

Smart move.

The plan rightly says of China's currency manipulation: "The practice provides an invisible subsidy to Chinese goods sold ...

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TAGS:
2012 presidential election
Bachmann, Michele
Bernanke, Ben
Republican Party
Romney, Mitt
Paul, Ron
China
interest rates
Perry, Rick

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