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The GOP budget shows us the New America that lies ahead

Summary: The first budget by the new Republican majority in Congress shows what lies ahead for America. It’s another tale of the New America rising on the ruins of the old, as the 1% begins the pursuit phase of the battle against us. These tales are entertainment for the outer party, just exhilaration as they …

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The Republicans are serious about the budget. The results could be ugly.

Summary:  After Obama taught the Democrats not to believe in change, they’re confident that the new Republicans are just as bogus.  The Democrats might be disappointed when the budget debates show us their true values, wisdom, and strength of will.  The results might prove unpleasant for America. There are many challenges confront the 112th Congress when it convenes in January. We have …

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A lesson from the Weimar Republic about balancing the budget

Introduction:  This is another in a series of dashed off speculative opinions.  Normal procedure on the FM website for these topics would be 3 thousand word posts, supported by dozens of links.  I dont’ have the time to finish them, and too many of these outlines have accumulated in my drafts file.  Perhaps these will spark useful debate …

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