Tag Archives: house

Permanent Gridlock

Jay Cost, Weekly StandardDemocrats are convinced that the GOP is not negotiating in good faith, as it is in hock to supposedly extreme antitax activists. Republicans are similarly convinced that President Barack Obama and Treasury Secretary Timothy Ge…

Republicans Should Force Obama’s Hand

Glenn Reynolds, USA Today3:48PM EST December 3. 2012 – As we careen toward the "fiscal cliff," the House GOP faces a problem. Obama won't offer his own detailed plan which will involve big tax increases, until they offer their own plan …

GOP Pans Obama’s Budget Plan

Huey-Burns & McPike, RealClearPoliticsDemocratic and Republican leaders have needled each other this week to make the first move in the staring match over how to avert the looming fiscal cliff. On Thursday, the White House finally jumped, offering…

The Odd Case Against Susan Rice

Ta-Nehisi Coates, The AtlanticErika Johnsen over at Hot Air is not buying Susan Rice's explanation:She relied "solely and squarely" on info from the intelligence community? That seems a bit odd, considering that the intelligence communi…

Why Obama’s China Policy Will Work

Michael Hirsh, National JournalRobert Lieberman, the maker of the critically acclaimed documentary, They Call It Myanmar "“ Lifting the Curtain, tells a story that exposes some of the cynical reality behind President Obama's hi…