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


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)


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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