Every year the percentage of American high school graduates enrolling in college increases. Yet the cost of attaining those degrees has been growing at an astronomical pace, one that is harmful and unsustainable.
In “Paul Krugman and Detroit, Part 1” I discussed the New York Times columnist’s failure to understand why Detroit currently resembles the United States in Atlas Shrugged. But Krugman’s error[...]
The goals of limited government, fiscal responsibility, traditional values, and strong defense have been an ever-present litany of bullet points from Republican politicians – but talking about limited government and actually delivering on it are two very different things.
In recent weeks, Illinois legislators have considered several major pension reform proposals. Several pieces of legislation were considered by legislators that attempted to take some positive steps towards controlling costs[...]
The recent “discovery” within President Obama’s health care law that up to three million middle-class Americans will qualify for Medicaid in 2014 serves as further embarrassment for his administration’s plan.[...]
I used to live in California. I like to joke (to keep from crying) that I left the political and fiscal mess of the formerly Golden State for the sunny[...]
My initial reactions to Obama’s speech: 1) Dull, dull, dull! Nothing inspiring or even interesting. 2) He spent more time and gave more detail attacking the opposing plan than he[...]
Headlines in newspapers across the country today declare we are on the verge of a “government shutdown” because the Republicrats and Demoplicans cannot agree on whether to cut an infinitesimal[...]