The world’s greatest game of chicken.
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Congressman Ryan’s plan for reforming entitlements and reducing marginal tax rates is praised by policy wonks, even President Obama in a feint at bipartisan bonhomie. Although Ryan has recruited a dozen co-sponsors on his proposal, few other sitting Republicans have spoken up in favor of it.
GOP congressional Members generally oppose a VAT, income and corporate taxes, user fees, gas taxes, carbon taxes, revenue-neutral or otherwise, and reductions in farm and ethanol subsidies or corporate tax breaks. Where they will come down on entitlement reform is something of a mystery.
We are witnessing what must be the greatest game of chicken ever played in the history of the world, fiscally speaking that is.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?