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Gulliver’s Travels in Washington, D.C.

Someone should tell Washington’s elite that Gulliver’s Travels is a satire, not a handbook.  Yes, in Part III of Jonathan Swift’s tale, Laputa sounds a lot like Washington, D.C. It also sounds a lot like the Spanish word for “whore,” about which the late P. J. O’Rourke is surely laughing from Heaven.  The island of…

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The debt curve from hell

James Carter, DCNF The Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) newly issued long-term budget outlook ought to be required reading for members of Congress. Why? Because Congress is rushing to pass yet another big government spending and tax package, it’s obvious few have read it. CBO does not say it in so many words, but the report brings to…