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Holtz-Eakin on the economy, politics and the future

Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president of the American Action Forum think tank, and a commissioner of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, presented an interesting take on the economy, politics and the future in a speech Wednesday night at the Howard Baker Center for Public Policy.

Holtz-Eakin, former director of the Congressional Budget Office and economic adviser to presidents, definitely leans right of center but he’s not to be confused with the screamers on talk radio.

I certainly didn’t agree with all of his assertions, but Holtz-Eakin made several points that all us would do well to consider.

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