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Rebuilding America's Infrastructure

“America’s infrastructure needs are overwhelmingly for maintenance, not expansion...” wrote Aaron Renn. “There is a mismatch between funding structures and infrastructure needs that must be fixed. Politics and regulatory barriers are often a greater problem than money, and until we improve this, progress on fixing infrastructure will be limited. Private capital alone will not solve the funding challenge and comes with big problems of its own. There’s no such thing as free money.”


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Posted: May 26th, 2017 | Permalink

House Health Care Bill Would Reduce Deficit by $119 Billion

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Posted: May 25th, 2017 | Permalink

A Message of Hope

“…[W]e must drive out the terrorists and the extremists from our midst, obliterate this evil ideology, and protect and defend our citizens and people of the world,” said President DonalD Trump. “All civilized nations much be united in this effort. This trip is focused on that goal:  bringing nations together around the goal of defeating the terrorism that threatens the world, and crushing the hateful ideology that drives it so hard and seems to be driving it so fast.”

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Posted: May 24th, 2017 | Permalink

The Middle East Reset

Trump’s speech “marks our moving to working closely with the Sunnis and not what President Obama had embarked upon, which is essentially a partnership with Iran,” said former CIA Director Woolsey

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Posted: May 23rd, 2017 | Permalink

Reforming the Regulatory Moat

“Most of us in business think that regulations have been holding back growth,” said JP Morgan Chase’s Jamie Dimon. 

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Posted: May 22nd, 2017 | Permalink

How Does Banking System Help Economies?

“You need large institutions to support your large companies and your large economies,” said Brian Moynihan, president of Bank of America. “The reason why the U.S. banks are larger is because our economy is 30% to 40% larger than the next biggest… What do you accomplish out of [breaking up banks]? …With [Bank of America’s] $200 billion capital base, $500 billion of liquidity behind it and only have about $30 billon dedicated to trading businesses that people are most concerned about—I’d rather than that structure—especially as a person at the end of the day that has to pay for the cleanup.” 

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Posted: May 19th, 2017 | Permalink