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Shock and Awe: why the gov't shouldn't raise the debt ceiling (and why we should)

May 3, 2011 By Shock and Awe

Should Congress go ahead and raise the debt ceiling since there’s no way to prevent it? Or should they tackle serious structural reform now to save our national debt from spiraling out of control?

Government shutdowns, tax refund checks and the McRib

March 14, 2011 By Shock and Awe

The question that conflicts our dear Shock and Awe: Should Congress keep government running while they work out a budget deal, or should they shut it down to force the issue?

What Wisconsin senators can learn from Aaron Rodgers

February 28, 2011 By Shock and Awe

In a new series, Dissenters’ Corner, our columnists debate the recent turmoil in Wisconsin ... and the conclusions may "shock" you.

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