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Politics and Government

From The American Spectator, Art Laffer and Stephen Moore say Obamanomics RIP, highlight a Niagra of spending cuts.

On The American Spectator, Peter Ferrara writes it’s the Presidents fault.

In Forbes.com, Brian Domitrovic states Obama’s economy is worse than Bush’s, by Obama’s own numbers.

At National Review, Larry Kudlow criticizes Obama’s reckless default fear-mongering.

Monetary Reform

At Free Banking, Bradley Jansen details E.W. Kemmerer’s vision for a gold standard managed by a central bank.

In Forbes.com, Nathan Lewis says that “Most of what we’ve heard over the years — from both the Keynesian academics and gold standard advocates alike — is … rather unfortunate.”

At The WSJ, Ben Casselman and Eric Morath writes no jobs report complicates Fed’s thinking.

On TGSN, Ralph Benko debates Professor Postel’s claim that conservatives spin fairy tales about the gold standard.

Tax

On Bloomberg, Amity Shlaes discusses the 100th year anniversary of the income tax.

From ATR, Ryan Ellis provides a graph displaying 100 years of the income tax, then and now.