The Lies of Obama

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An extraordinary record of serial mendacity.

What Republicans Lack

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The homework that’s necessary for the next match.

Unhinged Spending Syndrome – by Vasko Kohlmayer

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An international addiction to debt plagues both Japan and California.

The Death Of Moderate Democrats – by Dick Morris

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How Parker Griffith’s Party switch illustrates the Achilles’ Heel of the Democratic regime.

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.

David Frum: Why Health Care Bill is Too Big a Risk – Frum Forum

I wanted to support President Obama’s health care reforms if I possibly could. The U.S. health care system costs too much, delivers too little and excludes too many. Americans pay 60 percent more per person for health care than any other nation. Yet Americans rank only 41st in life expectancy and live with the paralyzing […]

Reihan Salam: How ‘Avatar’ gets capitalism wrong – Forbes.com

For the last 200 years, humans have grown taller, stronger and healthier. This progress has been fastest in the countries that gave rise to the Industrial Revolution, yet it has spread throughout the world, sparking a transformation that economists Robert Fogel and Dora Costa call techno-physio evolution, “a synergism between technological and physiological improvements that […]

Fiddling While Treasury Burns – by Vasko Kohlmayer

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The Democrats’ latest spending outrage.

Karl Rove: The President Is No B+ – WSJ.com

Barack Obama has won a place in history with the worst ratings of any president at the end of his first year: 49% approve and 46% disapprove of his job performance in the latest USA Today/Gallup Poll. There are many factors that explain it, including weakness abroad, an unprecedented spending binge at home, and making […]

ObamaCare Goes Off Track – by Jacob Laksin

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Can the Senate’s defectors derail the government takeover of health care?