One might forgive the president for standing firm on Obamacare, his signature legislative achievement. But there can be no forgiving his intransigence with respect to the rest of the federal budget.
President Obama is trying to salvage something from an otherwise disastrous debate performance in Denver. That salvage operation has taken the form of going after Mitt Romney for going after Big Bird.
When the money drains away, the power to control events drains away with it. So the Brits learned in 1939. So we are learning in 2012.
Fine, Mr. President. We’ll give you what you want. But only if you agree to go out in public and accept responsibility, in advance, on behalf of the Democratic Party and liberals everywhere, for the results.
Self-reliance means possessing and maintaining the ability to defend one’s self, something of which Europe is now utterly incapable. The president’s proposal to dramatically cut defense spending reveals disturbing parallels for the U.S.
President Obama made a rare appearance at the Pentagon to announce a plan to make deep cuts in the Defense Department budget. One must ask, what about the rest of the government?
The civil unrest earlier this year in Greece, the protracted fight over public employee unions earlier this year in Wisconsin and now a crippling strike in London during the holiday season all serve to illustrate a very important truth. Once the government starts handing out goodies, it’s hard to stop.
At over $1 trillion, total student debt in the United States now tops total credit card debt.Many debt-laden graduates will never get the money they paid out of their degrees.
The human capacity for self-delusion is the only thing that explains why the left continues to cling to a tired and discredited belief system.
The piper has arrived in Europe, seeking to be paid for 60 years of social entitlement spending. Everyone knows that the piper’s next stop is the United States.