One word seems to be informing and influencing the tax reform debate more than any other: “fairness.”
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Drew Johnson is a senior fellow at the National Center for Public Policy Research.
As the State Department faces intensifying scrutiny over cuts to staff, high turnover and low morale, a troubling new report shows the effects of a lack of financial prioritization at Foggy Bottom. In particular, it appears the Department is failing to properly vet incumbent private contractors for billion dollar projects, despite their histories of misconduct. Even with staffing shortages and other deficits, there is no excuse for irresponsible spending — Americans taxpayers shouldn’t be forced to fund misconduct overseas.
On Friday, Al Gore’s sequel to “An Inconvenient Truth” – "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” – arrives in movie theaters across the country. But there’s another inconvenient sequel worth noting and, like most sequels, this one is even worse than the original.