The Coming Tax Hike


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Obama may have handed Republicans the perfect election-year slogan: Just say no to new taxes.

John Murtha


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John “Jack” Murtha, a Democrat from western Pennsylvania’s Twelfth District, died Monday of complications from gall bladder surgery. He had been a member of the U.S. House of Representatives since 1974. During the Bush administration, Murtha consistently assailed the manner in which the Iraq War was prosecuted. In a November 2005 statement, Murtha described the U.S. military as “stretched thin” […]

Paul D. Ryan: A GOP Road Map for America’s Future – WSJ.com


In tonight’s State of the Union address, President Obama will declare a new found commitment to “fiscal responsibility” to cover the huge spending and debt he and congressional Democrats have run up in his first year in office. But next Monday, when he submits his actual budget, I fear it will rely on gimmickry, commissions, […]

On the Brink of Disaster – by Jacob Laksin


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Obamacare – and a government takeover of health care – moves toward final passage in the Senate.