Take renewable energy claims with "grain of salt"

Apple Computer announces it’s using 100% renewable energy. How are they doing this, and what’s wrong with everyone else? Read More...

Rebooting the budget process

For those who believe the GOP needs to notch some policy wins before November, SAFE has a modest suggestion: restore order in the budget process by getting the 12 appropriation bills done on time.

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Stricter gun controls aren't the answer

There have been two basic mistakes in the current debate about mass shootings: (1) failing to identify the root causes, and (2) not having a candid discussion of the best solution(s). Read More...

The other deficit: balance of payments

We agree that the balance of payments deficit with China is of serious concern, but the administration is not making the right moves to combat it. Read More...

DC braces for another legislative deadline

The use of “must-pass” bills to sneak through somewhat controversial legislation is perverting the congressional legislative process; it doesn’t have to be that way. Read More...

Overuse of the judicial process

Routine use of politically motivated lawsuits to challenge administrative policies is contributing to the political gridlock that everyone professes to be concerned about. Read More...

Don't count on finessing fiscal problem

The GOP tax cut may have been a reasonable bet, but trillion-dollar deficits are sure to backfire. Read More...

SAFE to DC: Please fix this problem

SAFE has been warning of deficits & debt since 1996, so far without avail. This week we sent individualized pitches to the president, six members of Congress, and the budget director.
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Let's make the budget process work

In the wake of the budget deal and subsequent delivery of a "dead on arrival" budget, prospects for solving the fiscal problem seem remote - but SAFE isn't about to give up. Read More...

More shutdown drama, mediocre results

The more one examines last week's bipartisan, bicameral budget deal, which raised government spending levels across the board, the uglier it looks. Read More...

Assessing the SOTU address

The State of the Union address was effective political theater, which received a favorable response from the American public. But when and how is the GOP going to tackle the fiscal problem? Read More...

GOP won shutdown skirmish, but budget battle is far from over

To avoid being blamed for the next government shutdown, which is set for February 8, Republicans should consider taking a harder line. Read More...

Rethinking the healthcare system - Part one

Liberals and conservatives alike find fault with the US healthcare system, but their ideas for fixing it are markedly different. Which side is closest to being right, and is there a viable strategy for getting things back on track? Read More...

Earmarks can't solve the fiscal problem

Far from taking leadership of the impasse over spending levels, the current majority party is allowing their political opponents to determine what items will be discussed and in what order. This will not end well. Read More...

Another spending deadline, but that's not the real problem

The current minority party is fixated on delegitimizing the president; Republicans must put their foot down in spending level negotiations or they will be rolled over. Read More...
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