Instead of apologies and non-apologies from politicians, how about an actual debate on the policies that led to such disasters? Why not discuss why the US keeps being drawn into wars on false pretexts?

Let’s name the biggest loser in the October 28 contest — the nation’s mainstream media that took a sound thrashing from several of the participants.

Before stepping down as speaker of the House, John Boehner cut a deal with the Democrats on the budget that delighted the Obama administration but pretty much left conservatives out in the cold.

A basic principle from Economics 101 is that the downward sloping demand curve — the graph showing an inverse relationship between the price of something and the amount that people are willing and able to buy at that given price — works at all income levels and in both the market for goods and services and the market for labor.

As speaker of the House of Representatives, Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan will surely collaborate with the forces whose efforts are destroying our nation. Over the years, his voting record shows him siding with liberals and progressives on numerous key issues.

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