Daily Archives: May 2, 2011
Live Blog House Republicans had a press conference today to explain their budget proposal. A number of questions focused on what happened to the $2.4 billion shortfall discussed earlier this year. The actual deficit that needs to be filled is cheap viagra for sale $1,998,057,612. Here’s the score: the continuation budget for FY2011-12 starts atContinue Reading
Sara Burrows’ latest Carolina Journal Online report focuses on an annexation reform measure that’s likely to move forward this week in the N.C. House.
As Walter Olson points out in this Cato@Liberty post, Trump has a nasty record of bullying people through litigation.
The idea that someone can talk about the high price of gas without even mentioning Ben Bernanke, the value of the dollar, the supply of money or quantitative easing is a demonstration of how ignorant pundits and politicians are of basic economics. Over the weekend I had a co-authored article published in the Washington ExaminerContinue Reading
…you believe that subsidies for wind and solar power result in lower prices for these forms of energy but subsidies for oil are somehow contributing to higher prices for gasoline.
In the wake of the news of Osama Bin Laden’s demise, reaction on National Review Online’s “Corner” includes observations from John Hood and Steven Hayward, a recent Shaftesbury Society speaker. Hood’s contribution to the discussion: I’ve been thinking this morning about Julius Caesar’s immortal phrase, later adopted as a Scottish motto and, informally, by certainContinue Reading
Perhaps a new TIME article will change your mind: The Congressional Budget Office projects that within 12 years, federal debt could reach 100% of GDP, putting the U.S. deeper in the hole than bankrupt Ireland or Portugal; the bond raters from S&P have good reason to be worried. America’s largest creditor, China, which has beenContinue Reading
Who wins because of Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour’s decision not to run for president in 2012? Mark Halperin of TIME has some thoughts on the subject: Tim Pawlenty and, if they run, Mitch Daniels and Jon Huntsman stand the best chances of scooping up Barbour’s staff and fundraisers; whoever takes the lion’s share of Barbour’sContinue Reading