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Ivory-tower Obama Can't Abide Views He Doesn't Share

January 16, 2013 - 6:00pm

To judge from his surly demeanor and defiant words at his press conference on Monday, Barack Obama begins his second term with a strategy to defeat and humiliate Republicans rather than a strategy to govern.

History Suggests That Entitlement Era Is Winding Down

January 13, 2013 - 6:00pm

It's often good fun and sometimes revealing to divide American history into distinct periods of uniform length.

Obama Lurches Left With Pick of Hagel for Defense

January 9, 2013 - 6:00pm

Barack Obama, we have been told by his admirers on the left and right, is an instinctive centrist, a moderate always ready to negotiate compromises, a politician deeply interested in the nuances of public policy.

Dodd-Frank's Problems -- and Potential Solutions

January 6, 2013 - 6:00pm

Over the next year, we will probably see much controversy over the implementation of Obamacare.

When Government Offers to Help, It Often Makes a Mess

December 30, 2012 - 6:00pm

There's a natural human impulse to help people who need a hand. In the political world, that often translates to an impulse to have government help people who need a hand. Who wants to argue with that?

Here Comes the Cliff

December 23, 2012 - 6:00pm

Last week, Republicans proved they are not a governing party. Next week we will see whether Democrats are.

Tim Scott and Daniel Inouye Show a Better America

December 19, 2012 - 6:00pm

On Monday, the U.S. Senate got its newest member and lost its most senior member.

While Feds Dawdle, States Tackle Fiscal Problems

December 16, 2012 - 6:00pm

Democrats in Washington declare that they will absolutely, positively allow no changes whatever in the nation's unsustainable entitlement programs -- Social Security and Medicare.

Fiscal Cliff Creates Problems That Don't Faze Obama

December 12, 2012 - 6:00pm

Is Barack Obama bluffing when he threatens to go over the fiscal cliff if Republicans refuse to agree to higher tax rates on high earners?

Mexican Migration May Be Over

December 9, 2012 - 6:00pm

Is mass migration from Mexico to the United States a thing of the past?





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