All of the elections matter

It's time for the Republican Party to make clear what it stands for, and here's our idea of a platform (or contract) that would be in tune with the times.

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Test your knowldge

Here’s a quiz on the current state of play (economics, politics, and the courts) that you may find interesting, see whether you agree with our suggested answers. Read More...

More culture war than election campaign

The stakes in the November elections are very high; we must not allow the robust debate of campaign issues to be overshadowed by public health concerns and civil unrest.
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Fixing the US political system - Part One

The US political system is out of kilter. Has the time come for congressional term limits, changes in the scheduling of elections, a different approach to campaign finance laws, and abolition of the filibuster? Read More...

JSC proposals for budget system reform

Bipartisan reform of the "broken" congressional budget system sounded like a nice idea, but the JSC proposals wouldn't deliver any real benefits. Better to leave things as they are. Read More...

Tweaking the budget process won't accomplish much

Re the JSC’s review of the budget process, no one has zeroed in on the primary problem: The Senate filibuster rule is being used to slow down the process for partisan advantage. Read More...

Don't overthink the fiscal problem, it's not that complicated

The fiscal problem needs to be attacked more aggressively than it has been in recent years. and we agree with Milton Friedman that there is no chance of success without doing a much better job of controlling government spending. Read More...

Reviewing the government's budget process

The Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform is a representative sample of participants in the congressional budget process; expect some fine-tuning of the current rules but no more. Read More...

Don't count on finessing fiscal problem

The GOP tax cut may have been a reasonable bet, but trillion-dollar deficits are sure to backfire. Read More...

GOP won shutdown skirmish, but budget battle is far from over

To avoid being blamed for the next government shutdown, which is set for February 8, Republicans should consider taking a harder line. Read More...

Year-end frenzy in DC

No one wants to be blamed for a government shutdown, but there are deep divisions on several issues and neither side will give up easily. Don’t count on anything until the dust settles. Read More...

The meandering path of healthcare legislation

Graham-Cassidy bill would lower federal profile in healthcare and give more authority to the states. Read More...

An overhaul of GovCare begins

Will the parties work together to repeal and replace GovCare? What could improve the odds for a favorable outcome?
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