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The Priceless Price of the Post-9/11 Decade

 

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The Priceless Price of the Post-9/11 Decade

"As we approach the ten-year anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks, we are seeing lots of estimates on the costs of America's wars waged in the last decade. Yet most of them miss the big picture." "What was the full opportunity cost of all these wars? Few economists ask this question. What if these […]


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Ten Years Later: The Liberties That We’ve Sacrificed

It's been ten years since 9/11.  Washington has started three wars.  Massively increased spending.  Created big new bureaucracies.  And stolen away many of our liberties. In the immediate aftermath of 9/11 Americans were willing to trade freedom for presumed security, even though most of the powers claimed by the government either did little to protect people […]


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Sen. Paul’s FEMA Funding Proposal

The latest press release from the office of Senator Rand Paul: Sen. Paul Announces Proposal to Address Additional FEMA Funding WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the Senate expected to address providing additional disaster aid funding to the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the next few weeks, Sen. Rand Paul has proposed a solution to addressing this need […]


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Sen. Rand Paul Responds to Obama’s Jobs Speech – 09/08/11

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3j80sRzMVj0 Full Transcript If the President were to ask me my advice on how to deal with the worst recession since the Great Depression, I would politely ask him to turn off the teleprompter. It’s hard to have a conversation with the American people when speaking through scripted words. And besides, the script really isn’t […]


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Why Does Safer Mean Less Free?

In a lucid opinion piece by GWU Law Professor Jeffrey Rosen in Politico, we are reminded that President Obama has utterly failed to live up to his campaign billing on civil liberties, in pretty much every capacity. Obama’s endorsement of Bush-era policies that he had once denounced may be understandable in political terms. Yet it’s […]


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