• Chuck Blahous – Rebecca Costa

    Charles Paul “Chuck” Blahous III is a research fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, specializing in domestic economic policy, a U.S. public trustee for the Social Security and Medicare programs, and a former (2001-2007) Special Assistant to U.S. President George W. Bush for Economic Policy within the National Economic Council.…

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  • The Weekend Reading

    Three books publish on March 25, each one of which deserves a serious read. I am off the week of March 25, so I will have to find and talk with the authors next week or wait until April. Asia's Cauldron by Robert Kaplan American Spartan by Ann Scott Tyson…

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  • The 14

    Here are the 14 Senate races for seats presently held by Democrats but for which Republicans are either favored to win or serious contenders: 1. West Virginia: Rep. Shelley Moore Capito v. no one. Jay Rockefeller quit after Capito got into the race. She will win, going away. 2. South…

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  • My Favorite Democratic Congressman

    Sure, it is a low bar, but Representative Tim Ryan is a Warren JFK Eagle, and he serves on the Subcommittee on Defense of the House Committee on Appropriations, so I was glad to have him on the program today to talk DOD as well as Obamacre and the minimum…

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  • Chairman Frelinghuysen’s Task

    Chairman Frelinghuysen’s Task

    <img width="150" title="More..." alt="" src="">When Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen of New Jersey opens today's hearing of the Subcommittee on Defense of the House Committee on Appropriations, Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping will very much be in the room. The Russian president has invaded a neighboring country and seized a huge chunk…

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  • What Sort Of A USMC Do You Want?

    Today's hearing before the Subcommittee on Defense of the House Committee on Appropriations will be very different than yesterday's hearing before the House Armed Services Committee which focused on the force structure of the United States Marine Corps. The constant attrition of forces across the board is crazy in this…

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