Monthly Archives: December 2013

Coburn in the WSJ

In most political issues (bar some social stuff) I tend to find myself following a ‘Coburn Rule’ — if Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) backs/opposes something, it’s usually a good idea. This is certainly the case with the senator’s op-ed in … Continue reading

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Krauthammer in the Post

Fantastic stuff from Charles Krauthammer in the Washington Post today.  I particularly liked this: Most people become aware of the hopeless inefficiency of sclerotic government by, oh, age 17 at the department of motor vehicles.   

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Charles Cooke’s ‘Gun-Control Dishonesty’

I rarely write about guns — and for reasons I won’t bore you with. Instead I leave it up to people like National Review’s Charles Cooke, one of the the conservative movement’s most accomplished writers. Have a read.

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George Will on Obama’s ‘epiphany’

This is a great line from George Will: The day before Obama shared with MSNBC his conclusion that big government defends its irrationalities but is insufficiently big, his speech du jour deplored today’s increasing inequality and distrust of government. He seems oblivious to … Continue reading

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Senate seats in 2014

A good write-up here about next year’s Senate races. I think this point in particular regarding the race in North Carolina is worth noting.  A lot of these candidates benefited from the Obama bounce in 2008 and will have a … Continue reading

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Ayn Rand Institute’s hit on Senator Mike Lee

This piece in the Daily Caller confused me a bit. In sum, the piece takes Senator Mike Lee to task for the following sentence: “The United States did not formally launch our war on poverty in 1964, but in 1776,” … Continue reading

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Obama and Income Equality

Good stuff by Rich Lowry — think this sentence hits the proverbial nail… There is no doubt that we long ago exited the economic Golden Age of the mid-20th century, and we aren’t going to return to it. Obama could … Continue reading

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