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Matt Patterson

Matt Patterson is the Warren Brookes Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute and senior editor at the Capital Research Center.
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Can America Turn It Around?

Friday, January 20th, 2012 - by Matt Patterson

History proves we can, but we are saddled by a new caveat. (This is Part One of a three-part series.)

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Barack Obama: Not Lincoln After All

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 - by Matt Patterson

How silly do those pundits look who compared Obama to Honest Abe after he was elected?

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Saint Bono and His Endless Crusade

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 - by Matt Patterson

Don't you dare criticize the world's most perfect celebrity — or his charitable schemes.

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The American Experiment Is Failing

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 - by Matt Patterson

What does history predict for our reckless course?

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How Free Is America?

Friday, June 3rd, 2011 - by Matt Patterson

Ask Boeing. Or the Heritage Foundation, which puts the U.S. in a dismal ninth place in its 2011 Index of Economic Freedom.

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This Time, Many Jobs May Be Gone For Good

Thursday, May 19th, 2011 - by Matt Patterson

Welcome to the new economy.

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Bin Laden Is History — Debt Is the Real Threat

Thursday, May 5th, 2011 - by Matt Patterson

Is there still time to stave off collapse?

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See Trump Run (Run, Trump, Run!)

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 - by Matt Patterson

The Donald quenches the deep and abiding thirst of countless Americans who have longed to hear unashamed sentiments from our politicians.

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Paul Ryan vs. Reality

Saturday, April 16th, 2011 - by Matt Patterson

Ryan is a serious man with a serious plan; unfortunately, Americans are a thoroughly unserious people. (Also see: "House approves Ryan’s ‘Path to Prosperity’ plan.")

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Is the Koran Burner an American Patriot?

Thursday, April 7th, 2011 - by Matt Patterson

Our elites are hostage to the wrong sensitivities.

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Wisconsin’s Teachers: Betraying Students, Robbing Taxpayers

Saturday, March 5th, 2011 - by Matt Patterson

Are they loyal to anything but themselves?

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Will TSA Unionization Jeopardize Air Safety?

Thursday, February 24th, 2011 - by Matt Patterson

From FDR to Reagan, history suggests the answer is yes.

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The Slow Suicide of the West

Friday, February 4th, 2011 - by Matt Patterson

Can a civilization that tore itself apart put itself back together?

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America the Broke

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 - by Matt Patterson

Here comes a reckoning we won't soon forget.

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Liberalism’s Moral Bankruptcy Has Bankrupted America

Monday, October 11th, 2010 - by Matt Patterson

President Reagan liked to tweak his liberal critics by saying, "some years ago, the federal government declared war on poverty, and poverty won." His statement is truer now than ever.

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Another Perspective on the BP Oil Spill

Friday, May 28th, 2010 - by Matt Patterson

Before we ride BP out on the rails, remember that the deaths of the rig workers and the necessity of what they were doing are what matter most.

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IRS Will Enforce ObamaCare — Eventually

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010 - by Matt Patterson

Welcome to the IRS of A; one nation, under bureaucracy, with penalties and mandates for all.

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Obama’s Dereliction of Duty

Monday, March 8th, 2010 - by Matt Patterson

While Obama continues to fiddle his atonal health care tune, the flames of war and recession and fiscal collapse rage all around him.

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2010 Dawned with Record Cold Gripping the Earth

Monday, February 1st, 2010 - by Matt Patterson

Does this call into question the whole "global warming" thing?

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The Socialist Revolution Has Come to America

Monday, December 21st, 2009 - by Matt Patterson

Remember those heady days of 2008 when Barack Obama successfully painted himself as a moderate?

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Men, the Gender Wars Are Over — We Won

Sunday, November 29th, 2009 - by Matt Patterson

Sit back, brothers, and enjoy the slide.

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Obama War Plan: Release the Terrorists, Prosecute the CIA

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009 - by Matt Patterson

The president has decided that his personal concept of morality takes precedence over American lives.

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What Would the Founders Think of ObamaCare?

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009 - by Matt Patterson

The "liberty-mad" rebels would have a tough time understanding how anyone could support the president's health care vision.

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Barack Obama: Beneficiary of a GOP Legacy

Friday, July 10th, 2009 - by Matt Patterson

The election of an African-American president, and even the possibility of such a candidacy, are direct legacies of the Republican Party.

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Caution: Bloody Century Ahead

Monday, June 1st, 2009 - by Matt Patterson

Buckle up.

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