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CBO needs more fans!

June 24th, 2015

Though his title veers into hyperbolic clickbait, Howard Gleckman makes an important point in a post this AM, one I’ve made as well. Gleckman argues that in their recent analysis of the impact of repealing the Affordable Care Act on deficits and growth, the budget office was unable to give us a reliable, accurate point… Read more

The curse of American optimism

June 22nd, 2015

On my way in this morning, I was listening to a talk show about the mass slaying at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC. The host asked an expert on such things whether there was anything we could do to prevent the next one of these horrific episodes. I fully expected him to go on… Read more