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Blue Model Goes Belly-Up
Blue Model Goes Belly-Up
Connecticut Sings the Blues

Governor Malloy was the great progressive hope. Now, even his own base has abandoned him.

Blue Model Goes Belly-Up
Fire Alarm for Public Pensions

Detroit, Stockton, New Jersey, and Illinois today…how many more tomorrow?

Blue Model Goes Belly-Up
The Very Model of a Blue Model State

Rhode Island is a petri dish for liberal policies. Now it’s suffering from sky-high unemployment, government overreach, runaway spending, and condition known as “Rhode Apathy.”

Blue Model Goes Belly-Up
Pension Reform to Bleed California School Districts

California Governor Jerry Brown comes up with a plan to pay off the debt of the state’s teacher’s pension funds. It’s the right call, but it will hit school districts hard.

Blue Model Goes Belly-Up
Is It Official? Has Puerto Rico Failed?

Puerto Rico’s citizens are voting with their feet and against their blue model government. We’re not surprised.

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Putin's Patronage

The rebound of Russia’s largest oil company appears to be a major success story, but the truth is more complicated.

TAI elsewhere

Jason Willick on the inadequacy of the donor class vision for the Republican Party.

Regulate Don't Kill

Trying to apply blue model thinking to post-blue problems is foolish.

A New Cud to Chew

Feeding cows seaweed could cut out 99 percent of their methane emissions.

Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

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