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Run, Amity! Run!


Amity Shlaes is an economic historian, columnist and author. She wrote the bestseller The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression. (If you haven’t read it yet, you really should .) And if Adam Brickley has his way,…

As A Senator, President Obama Voted Against Raising the Debt Ceiling, Called it ‘Leadership Failure’


My, oh my, how things change. In 2006 President Obama, who at the time was a first term US Senator with ambitions, voted against raising the debt ceiling. He said: “The fact that we are here today to debate raising…