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Will Fed Contractors Say "Thank You" for Faster Pay?

How big a deal is the President's promise to expedite federal payments? Just listen to this (small scale) federal contractor: How extraordinary that this subject should come up at this very time; payment was just made today via electronic deposit for a contract I bid on and was issued on 07/14; …

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Written by David Frum on Friday September 9, 2011

DC Fiddles While the Country Burns

Do you remember the howls that reverberated across the nation when Sarah Palin’s famous bullseye map appeared? Or the tut-tutting and headshaking that accompanied Michele Bachmann's  calls for Americans “to take our country back”? Look in the Washington Post local edition, the New York …

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Written by Steve Bell on Wednesday September 7, 2011