"The Drone President," Pat Buchanan called President Obama this morning. It is a fitting title for a President who, without any consultation or authority granted by Congress has bombed at last count at least 4 countries (Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia, Libya) and perhaps elsewhere that for "national security reasons" Americans aren't privy too that information. On […]
Absolutely not, "Washington doesn't know best," argues Sen. Mike Lee in a new op-ed this morning in Politico. It’s well past time to have a spirited debate over the proper role of government, and the proper reach of government into our lives. Clearly, there are two very different visions for what this role should be. Senator […]
In light of nature's prevelance in the recent news cycle, it's worth reevaluating a poignant article from William F. Shugart II, published by the Independent Institute in their Spring 2011 issue of The Independent Review. Only 25 percent of the respondents to a survey conducted in Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina identified government as their most […]
"Citing "a range of tools that could be used to provide additional monetary stimulus," he said the Fed "will continue to consider those and other pertinent issues, including of course economic and financial developments, at our meeting in September, which has been scheduled for two days instead of one to allow a fuller discussion," Bernanke […]
At his inauguration, Obama called for a day of service. Now, he has called for Patriot's Day (September 11) to be a day of service. Only a person who has never been in the habit of service to his fellow man calls for service. Only a person who is not in the habit of giving to charity […]
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