Phil Gramm

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Name: Phil Gramm
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Phil Gramm and Peter Wallison: Worse Than Fannie and Freddie

In this era of partisan gridlock, any legislative proposal with significant bipartisan sponsorship should be praised and supported if it simply does not produce a policy worse than the status quo. Given current U.S. housing policy, that's a six-inch hurdle. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 6 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Report: Cantor unwilling to fight against conservatives for export subsidies

Conservative lawmakers are lining up against the Export-Import Bank, which subsidizes U.S. exporters at taxpayer risk. Mike Lee wrote an op-ed against it, Pat Toomey criticized it on the floor, 21 Republican members cast a symbolic vote against an Obama ... [Published Washington Examiner - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Lawmakers should lift Missouri's lifetime ban on food stamps for drug felons.

Missouri’s continuation of the lifetime ban on food stamps for people with records of drug felonies is a meat-ax approach to a problem that would be better solved with a scalpel.A provision that authorizes the ban was part of the federal welfare reform ... [Published STLtoday.com - Apr 14 2014]
Entities: Drugs, Criminal, Felony
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Goldman Sachs’ sick con: How they made money off your misery

Excerpted from In the financial crisis of 2007-08, Computer Business Systems (CBS) performed on a much bigger stage than any we have encountered so far. The scope and impact of the systems extended beyond the corporate and the national to the global, ... [Published Salon - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Texas A&M To Honor Its 13,000 Grad/Professional Degree Students, Present Gramm Doctoral Fellowships

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Now one of the most diversified and comprehensive universities in the nation, Texas A&M University will have even more than usual reason to celebrate next week when it spotlights its students enrolled in graduate-level studies ... [Published KBTX.com - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Ray Hutchison Remembered As Power Behind North Texas Landmarks

Former President George W. Bush and Texas Senators Cornyn and Cruz were among the political elite who celebrated the life of Ray Hutchison Thursday.The 81-year old husband of former Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison died Sunday of a heart problem, leaving behind ... [Published KERA Unlimited - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

How Obama Stopped Worrying And Learned To Love Free Market Health Insurance Principles

Well, “love” is probably an exaggeration, but as Obamacare turns four President Obama and his enablers have uncharacteristically been defending several principles that conservative health policy advocates have been promoting for years.  It’s just one ... [Published Forbes.com - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 2 reports

Long-Dead Congressman's Earmark Lives On — In Europe

TAMAQUA, Pa. – There are budget earmarks from powerful congressmen, earmarks from not-so-powerful congressmen and, as it turns out for this old mining town in Pennsylvania's Appalachians, there's even an earmark from a long-dead congressman.In the 1960s ... [Published WNYC - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

The new Republican plan for the economy.

I like to call it the "Pee on Me and Tell Me it is Raining" plan. It's pretty similar to "trickle down". In fact, it isn't actually a plan so much as it is simply reassuring you that "trickle down" is working for you. I opened my local rag this morning ... [Published Daily Kos - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

The Search for the Next UT System Chancellor

In the April issue, which went online today, I wrote a short piece about the search to replace outgoing UT System chancellor Francisco Cigarroa and the news that Governor Perry had indicated to the board that it should consider Kyle Janek for the job. ... [Published Texas Monthly - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 08 2014 - Updated Mar 09 2014 - 4 reports

Rand Paul Wins Meaningless Straw Poll For Second Year

The Conservative Political Action Conference concluded its 2014 session yesterday with its traditional straw poll and, as he had last year, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul ended up winning by a wide margin: NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.—Rand Paul handily won ... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Mar 09 2014]
First reported Feb 26 2014 - Updated Feb 26 2014 - 1 reports

Eric Hananoki: WSJ Doesn't Bother Telling Readers Op-Ed Authors Are Anti-Regulation Lobbying Firm Partners

The Wall Street Journal published an op-ed by Phil Gramm and Mike Solon pushing "pro-growth tax reform" and criticizing "regulatory burden" and "antibusiness bias." The Journal did not disclose that the authors are partners of an anti-regulation ... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Feb 26 2014]

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Phil Gramm and Peter Wallison: Worse Than Fanni... [Published DailyMe.Com - 6 hours ago]
Report: Cantor unwilling to fight against conse... [Published Washington Examiner - Apr 14 2014]
Editorial: Lawmakers should lift Missouri's lif... [Published STLtoday.com - Apr 14 2014]
HSU inducts five into Hall of Leaders [Published KTXS-TV - Apr 12 2014]
DAVE MCNEELY: Ray Hutchison and the Capitol com... [Published San Angelo Standard-Times - Apr 11 2014]
Dave McNeely: Old guard of Texas politics atten... [Published Abilene Reporter - Apr 10 2014]
Goldman Sachs’ sick con: How they made money of... [Published Salon - Apr 06 2014]
Texas A&M To Honor Its 13,000 Grad/Professional... [Published KBTX.com - Apr 05 2014]
Ray Hutchison Remembered As Power Behind North ... [Published KERA Unlimited - Apr 04 2014]
Tom Petri's Primary Challenge May Mark End Of R... [Published Daily Beast - Apr 03 2014]
Texas, Where Are the Judges? [Published Center for American Progress - Apr 02 2014]
Column: Cruz out of control? [Published Aiken Today - Mar 26 2014]
How Obama Stopped Worrying And Learned To Love ... [Published Forbes.com - Mar 24 2014]
Long-Dead Congressman's Earmark Lives On — In E... [Published WNYC - Mar 22 2014]
Long-Dead Congressman's Earmark Lives On — In... [Published WVPE 88.1 - Mar 22 2014]
The new Republican plan for the economy. [Published Daily Kos - Mar 20 2014]
The Search for the Next UT System Chancellor [Published Texas Monthly - Mar 20 2014]
God and gays [Published Des Moines Cityview - Mar 19 2014]
Will The 'Green Economy' Trigger The Next Globa... [Published Seeking Alpha - Mar 17 2014]
Should GOP establishment put themsleves on 'Cru... [Published Sioux City Journal - Mar 15 2014]
District 6 resident announces candidacy for Aus... [Published Community Impact Newspaper - Mar 13 2014]
Meet Thad Cochran, an Endangered Senate Republican [Published The Fiscal Times - Mar 12 2014]
Letter: The high price of tax cuts, deregulation [Published Topeka Capital-Journal - Mar 12 2014]
TAUBE: How the GOP can sell a 20 percent ta... [Published Washington Times - Mar 11 2014]
Our Corporate Anthem [Published Daily Kos - Mar 10 2014]
Rand Paul Wins Meaningless Straw Poll For Secon... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Mar 09 2014]
Rand Paul dominates the CPAC straw poll again -... [Published The Week Magazine - Mar 09 2014]
Rand Paul wins big in CPAC presidential poll. C... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Mar 09 2014]
Paul Wins Conservative Political Action Confere... [Published Bloomberg - Mar 08 2014]
Klein candidate running for Senate District 7 seat [Published Waller County News Citizen - Feb 27 2014]
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Rand Paul Wins Meaningless Straw Poll For Secon... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Mar 09 2014]
The Conservative Political Action Conference concluded its 2014 session yesterday with its traditional straw poll and, as he had last year, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul ended up winning by a wide margin: NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.—Rand Paul handily won ...
Eric Hananoki: WSJ Doesn't Bother Telling Reade... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Feb 26 2014]
The Wall Street Journal published an op-ed by Phil Gramm and Mike Solon pushing "pro-growth tax reform" and criticizing "regulatory burden" and "antibusiness bias." The Journal did not disclose that the authors are partners of an anti-regulation ...
The Vampire Squid Strikes Again: The Mega Banks... [Published 3quarksdaily - Feb 16 2014]
Matt Taibbi in Rolling Stone: Call it the loophole that destroyed the world. It's 1999, the tail end of the Clinton years. While the rest of America obsesses over Monica Lewinsky, Columbine and Mark McGwire's biceps, Congress is feverishly crafting ...
Open thread for night owls: Taibbi on the 'mega... [Published Daily Kos - Feb 14 2014]
At Rolling Stone , Matt Taibbi writes The Vampire Squid Strikes Again: The Mega Banks' Most Devious Scam Yet . An excerpt: Call it the loophole that destroyed the world. It's 1999, the tail end of the Clinton years. While the rest of America obsesses ...
Phil Gramm: A Statesman Comes Full Circle [Published RedState Blog - Feb 04 2014]
Washington is full of politicians who have forged long careers in Congress either lying to their constituents or offering lousy policy advice – over and over again.  Given that most of the politicians serve until they are carried out of the Capitol in ...
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