Hundreds of thousands of government workers were laid off, national parks, monuments and other federal tourist attractions were closed, veterans were shortchanged, etc. All because the Republicans in the House of Representatives didn’t vote the necessary money for them, right? Wrong!
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President Obama said at his increasingly notorious press conference on Monday, “America cannot afford another debate with this Congress about whether or not they should pay the bills they have[...]
The nation nears the fiscal precipice as I write these words, and as you read them it may well have gone over. In Washington, Waikiki, and wherever, it’s all politics[...]
Stop that cringing! I can already see the light at the end of the tunnel. And it’s not pretty for today’s neo-Marxist Democrat party. The man you see before you[...]
[First posted at Forbes.] In the classic movie The Shawshank Redemption, one of the most fascinating characters is the one who doesn’t exist. Peter Stevens, the silent, silent partner. A phantom. An[...]
Elections matter — especially the Congressional elections of 2010 — because it brought a lot more sensible thought to Capitol Hill on the question of climate change. A largely underreported[...]
Slate’s David Weigel, who covers “the right” for the left-leaning magazine has complied his list of the five biggest political gaffes of 2010 that weren’t really gaffes. Weigel’s piece runs in[...]