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Running government like a business

There has been quite a bit of debate lately as to the importance of business acumen as a key qualification for being President of the United States. Can government really be run like a business? Republican nominee Mitt Romney claims emphatically that incumbent President Barack Obama has clearly demonstrated that the former senator, constitutional law professor and community organizer lacks ...

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Stodder — U.S. Export-Import Bank walks the plank

The Export-Import Bank, a legacy of the New Deal that helps thousands of small businesses and some very large ones compete in foreign markets, teeters on the brink of extinction because it has become a symbol of big government largesse and corporate cronyism. For the bank’s allies, it is a distressing sign of the extreme partisanship of 2012 that the ...

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