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Real steps to boost jobs

by Scott S. Powellvia New York Post
Saturday, September 10, 2011

President Obama’s “jobs” speech failed to deliver truly new ideas, just a rehash of old ones...Happily, it’s not too late to change...

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Instead of funding public jobs, Obama should free up the private sector

by Scott S. Powellvia San Jose Mercury News
Sunday, September 4, 2011

Fortunately, there are four initiatives already in motion that could quickly create jobs and have a ripple effect throughout the economy...

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Standard & Poor’s may be late to the party

by Scott S. Powellvia San Diego Union-Tribune
Thursday, August 18, 2011

Unfortunately, chronic deficit spending and decades of benefit promises that lacked adequate funding cannot be solved overnight, especially when Washington resists making tough decisions on structural reform of either the tax code or entitlements...

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A Shot Across America's Bow

by Scott S. Powellvia Investor's Business Daily
Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Standard and Poor's has just done the U.S. a big favor by jolting many in Washington and the mainstream media out of denial that government deficit-spending can continue in the same trajectory...

Restoring trust and saving the U.S. credit rating

by Scott S. Powellvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

The curtain has fallen on the first act of the three-ring circus of America's high-wire debt ceiling agreement. The ink is hardly dry and U.S. government bond ratings remain in question and public confidence in elected officials in both parties has hit new lows.

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Restoring trust and saving the U.S. credit rating

by Scott S. Powellvia Chicago Tribune
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Being worthy of the people's vote requires knowing when to compromise, but also being committed to honest accounting and making tough decisions on the record. This is the way forward...

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Obama, Congress make own case for term limits

by Scott S. Powellvia USA Today
Friday, July 29, 2011

Clearly it is not only time for a balanced budget amendment, which our profligate Congresses and presidents have shown to be a necessary restraint. It is also time for term limits, so that those whom we send to Washington will begin to serve the people rather than themselves...

What Washington can learn from sports

by Scott S. Powellvia Advancing a Free Society
Friday, July 22, 2011

Washington is desperate to find a way forward to get the U.S. economy back on a track of growth and job creation. But it may have been looking in the wrong places.

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What Washington can learn from sports

by Scott S. Powellvia Washington Examiner
Thursday, July 21, 2011

The nation’s top bipartisan pastime—sports—actually contains key elements and a framework to reset the economy, accelerate job creation and keep recovery on track...

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What sports can teach us about economics

by Scott S. Powellvia Orange County Register
Thursday, July 14, 2011

Washington is desperate to find a way forward to get the U.S. economy back on a track of growth and job creation...

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