Politics

Feb 12,2014

Judd Gregg explains his withdrawal

This afternoon: “I’m a fiscal conservative, as everybody knows, a fairly strong one,” Mr. Gregg told reporters at a news conference in the Capitol. “And it just became clear to...

Dec 19,2013

TRIA: A Policy That Works

Following the September 11th, 2001, terrorist attacks Congress passed the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act. TRIA, which provides a backstop for the government and the economy in the event that national...

Nov 07,2013

Congress on the Shutdown: “What, Us Learn?”

Congress on the Shutdown: “What, Us Learn?” On October 4th, Rasmussen Reports released poll results of 1,000 likely voters. Participants were asked to rate congressional performance. With almost seventy (70%)...

Oct 03,2013

How to Keep National Parks Open? Privatize!

How to Keep National Parks Open? Privatize! The government shut down affects all Americans. This past Tuesday, however, veterans took the shutdown personally. A group of World War II veterans...

Sep 26,2013

The Farm Bill: Best If Used By Sept. 30

Lost in the noise regarding the impending government shutdown is a separate deadline Congress faces on Sept. 30 – the expiration of the farm bill. While there’s been incredibly heated...

Sep 18,2013

The Millennial Action Project: Bridging the Gap

American politics has become so dysfunctional that name-calling seems to take precedence over policy-making, even as the nation faces critical challenges like a faltering economy and rising fiscal debt. The...