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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

Are Obama's Billions Backfiring?

Sustained productivity growth comes only as a result of capital investment that meets market needs. Simply throwing money at building roads, bridges, manufacturing plants or whatever doesn’t do the trick. The question worth asking now is pretty simple: will America’s current capital investment …

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Written by Eli Lehrer on Monday June 13, 2011