A first step to reforming the tax code would be to eliminate loopholes. Legislators of all stripes should have ample reason to back such reforms as compromising on this suggests some promise for the budget process.
Unlike Silicon Valley’s entrepreneurial spirit, Washington is entirely establishment based, but both places have something to learn from the other.
Ironically, the debt ceiling was intended to give the Treasury more flexibility in managing our debt, not less.
Speaker Boehner: bring a clean CR to the floor, regardless of your ad-hoc Hastert Rule. Then talk about Obamacare; everyone is open to ironing out an admittedly imperfect law. Just put the gun down first.
Stereotypes, income inequalities, non-traditional families– all these conditions make it difficult for minority students to succeed in school. As a result, African-Americans score about 100 points lower on both the SAT math and verbal sections than whites, on average.
Studies that do examine it find that venting methane directly into the atmosphere is drastically more dangerous than burning carbon dioxide, negating the supposed benefits of natural gas over coal.