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Lincoln Chafee
For Republicans, a not so happy New Year
For Republicans, a not so happy New Year

Author's disclaimer: Today's piece may cause my center/right readers severe irritability, sleeplessness, and a strong desire to limit your cable television options to Fox. The antidote may not arrive until the midterm elections of 2014. Fiscal cliff negotiations: a real bummer. An empowered president intent on fulfilling his progressive inclination to raise taxes. An emboldened Harry Reid strangely silent about his inability to pass a budget through a Democratic Senate over the past three years. A weakened GOP reduced to limiting the damage from the anti-growth impacts of tax hikes and the onset of Obamacare. Missing from the debate: any serious thought of cutting the Obama-era...