Obama’s Failures are a “Teachable Moment”

Even the most diehard big-government defenders are having a difficult time trying to explain away the failures of the Obama Administration. Doyle McManus writes for the LA Times: The nation that invented modern management seems to be suffering a crisis of competence. The Secret Service can’t protect the White House. Public health authorities can’t get…
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Fiscal Researchers: U.S. Quickly Approaching "Game Over"

Liberal columnist Matt Miller is ready for a national discussion about the way to deal with our deficit. What’s more he thinks that Rep. Paul Ryan’s “Path to Prosperity” budget is a great way to kick off the “uber-debate the country needs to have.” That’s where his graciousness ends. Miller then says that he’s ready…
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Economy Built to Last? No, Try an "Economy Built FOR Last"

Unemployment continues to be too high, debt is growing way too large, and Washington is still spending vastly too much money. That’s the true “state of the union,” but it’s not what you heard from Obama tonight. Instead, he largely ignored the harm that he’s already inflicted on the economy – the record levels of…
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As the Left's Redistributionist System Grows, So Too Do Its Problems

Although they would no doubt disagree, by and large liberals have succeeded in one of their most basic fundamental missions – they have turned the federal government into a remarkably large redistributionalist system. The programs of Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society – Medicare, Medicaid, federal education funding  – grow with each passing year. Myriad New Deal…
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