Revenge: Obama’s Targeting of Standard and Poor’s

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What emails reveal about the administration’s vindictive activities after America’s credit downgrade.

Puerto Rico: The Next Detroit?

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Downgraded and out of options.

Back with a Vengeance: the EU Debt Crisis

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Fears raised that a repeat of 2008 — or worse — is on the horizon.

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A New Era of Responsibility?

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President’s proposed 2011 budget is a fiscal sham.

The man behind RedState.com shakes up the Republican Party – St. Petersburg Times

MACON, Ga. — Between pecks at his laptop, Macon City Council member Erick Erickson ticked off some of his goals for the new year: • Beating Gov. Charlie Crist and electing Marco Rubio as Florida’s junior senator. • “Taking out” Republican Sen. Bob Bennett of Utah because he’s a centrist. • Ensuring the Republican establishment […]

Obama vows to use power to thwart terrorists – Yahoo! News

President Barack Obama on Monday vowed to use “every element of our national power” to keep Americans safe and said the failed Christmas Day plot to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner was “a serious reminder” of the need to continually adapt security measures against changing terrorist threats.But even as Obama spoke, word came that a […]

ACORN Qualifies for Funding in Senate Health Care Bill – The Weekly Standard

Senator Roland Burris is claiming credit for a provision in Harry Reid’s “manager’s amendment,” unveiled Saturday morning, that could funnel money to ACORN through the health care bill.On December 9, Burris, an Illinois Democrat, pledged that he would filibuster a health care bill without a public option. “If we have to get 60 and it […]

Spending Folly – by Vasko Kohlmayer

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The Obama administration’s mind-boggling financial excesses and waste.

Ross Douthat: Obama’s Nobel Speech, NYTimes.com

Since I gave him so much grief for accepting the prize in the first place, I have to give the president credit for the speech itself. He faced the impossible task of having to give multiple addresses at once: A speech his European hosts expected to hear from a Nobel Prize winner; a speech that […]

House of Debt – by Vasko Kohlmayer

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What will keep the whole system up? What will bring it down?