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1988 USA Today Op/Ed: “Iron Triangle” Rules Washington

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President Reagan has correctly updated and refined the way Washington works” an “Iron Triangle”  of power and money interests perpetuate a big government run with red ink. He derided the coalition of left-wing congressman, special interest groups, and liberal elements of the media this week as usurpers of our democratic institutions. The Iron Triangle formula once included …

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Opening the Steele File (2009)

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The late pundit Sam Francis regularly referred to the Republicans as “The Stupid Party,” and the Democrats as “The Evil Party.” The GOP has surpassed its stupid-is-as-stupid-does strategies by electing Michael Steele its chairman. Steele has no proven skills as a businessman or as a political operative, nor is he the kind of populist conservative …

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