Tag Archives: obama

Obama’s New 27-Year-Old Paternalist


Kyle Smith, New York PostUnemployed? Underemployed? Working the register at Denny’s when you used to be on the management track? Just been informed you’ll be one of the ObamaCare “29ers” who gets that many hours…

The Budget Sequester Is a Success


Stephen Moore, Wall Street Journal
The biggest underreported story out of Washington this year is that the federal budget is shrinking and much more than anyone in either party expected.Consider the numbers: According to the Congressional Budget Office, ann

Why Republicans Want Jobs to Stay Anemic


Robert Reich, Huffington Post
Job-growth is sputtering. So why, exactly, do regressive Republicans continue to say “no” to every idea for boosting it — even last week’s almost absurdly modest proposal by President Obama to combine corporate tax cuts with i

Honoring the Legends of the Negro League


Carl Cannon, RealClearPolitics
Good morning, it’s Monday, August 5, 2013. This evening, in a private ceremony at the White House, President Obama will host a reception for Negro League players.Unfortunately, the event is not open to the press or t

Obama’s Middle East Mess


Walter Russell Mead, The American InterestSecretary of State John Kerry went uncomfortably off-message yesterday in Pakistan, voicing a surprising level of support for Egypt’s military to journalists in Islamabad:“In effect, they w…

Obamacare’s Missing Employer Mandate


James Capretta, Weekly StdAfter getting over the shock of the Obama administration’s unilateral decision to delay the employer mandate for a year, supporters of the law have taken to downplaying the significance of the step. Jonathan Chait a…

Arianna Huffington: Sunday Roundup

This week saw the resurfacing of an unfortunate episode that many had thought was over, or had at least conveniently forgotten about. I’m talking, of course, about our still-sputtering economy. On Wednesday, President Obama gave what was bill…

Our Cynic-in-Chief


Jonah Goldberg, National Review
My rival in this race," President Obama announced early in 2007, "is not other candidates. It’s cynicism." Sadly, it’s now evident cynicism won.In a much-hyped speech at Knox College on