Economists from Italy and Portugal – two of the biggest victims of Faux-sterity – reveal, again, that spending cuts are better for balancing budgets than tax increases. They also say it’s better to go big than to go long.
Well, it’s Sequester Eve, and both Democrat and Republican bills to address the government-manufactured crisis have failed. This shouldn’t be surprising. When the alternatives are the national government getting its act together and X, X is a safer bet than Social Security. The sequester comprises $85 Billion in across-the-board (with some exceptions, of course) cuts […]
By 2016, the country will be ready to hand power back to the Republicans. Trouble is (1) the IMF will already have most of the power by then, and (2) the GOP probably won’t want what little is left.
“You don’t ever want a crisis to go to waste; it’s an opportunity to do important things that you would otherwise avoid.” ~ Rahm Emanuel, Mayor of Chicago and former White House Chief of Staff for President Obama New York City is being pounded by Post-Tropical Cyclone (née Hurricane) Sandy. Tunnels are flooding. Power plants […]
Tom Friedman’s column checks all the boxes. Sprinkle of criticism of the president: check. Praise of “credible” Republicans: check. Factual errors that torpedo the entire effort to anyone outside of his ignorant readership: check.
The worst kept secret in Washington is that the Democrats will push for large tax increases if they win the election. Less well known is the damage that would do to our economy – and the budget.
MSM and the Democrats are trying to scare the American people about entitlements…that voters already believe won’t be there for them anyway.