Hate Obamacare? You’re Going to Love This [OPINION]
A regulated health insurance marketplace where citizens get reduced out of pocket costs thanks to a government transfer of wealth; sound familiar?
Lessons from the Shutdown [OPINION]
Now that the latest manufactured crisis is over, it behooves the American voter, and Republicans in particular, to sort through the consequences in the hopes of learning a thing or two.
Why Democrats Won’t Negotiate [OPINION]
Democrats are completely justified in taking their stance, but it is a little surprising that they have held out this long.
Why House Republicans Can’t Compromise [OPINION]
If it weren’t already causing so much unnecessary hardship, the government shutdown would be fun to watch.
Worth the Cost – Higher Electric Bills Are Worth It to Prevent Climate Change [OPINION]
No one likes the idea of paying more in the future for the same thing they are getting for less today, but in this case it would on balance be a good thing, if it is implemented properly.
Progress at the Fed? [OPINION]
Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers has withdrawn himself from consideration as a replacement for outgoing Chair of the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke. This opens the door for current Vice Chair, Janet Yellen, who has emerged as the favorite of the left.
GOP: The Inmates are Running the Asylum [OPINION]
Speaker of the House John Boehner has become so desperate to hold onto his position that he has caved in to the Tea Party minority of his Republican caucus and tied defunding Obamacare to avoiding a government shutdown.
Collective Sigh of Relief [OPINION]
There was always something wrong with the notion that the US had only two options for Syria: military action or doing nothing.
Making Labor Day Mean Something Again [OPINION]
The three day weekend may function as the unofficial end of summer or as an excuse for retailers big and small to have sales spectaculars, but Labor Day was meant to be more.
Crying Wolf: The Dangers of Military Intervention in Syria [OPINION]
We are on the brink of a military intervention in Syria, but recent polling shows that the vast majority of Americans do not want that to happen.