Amazingly, Florida Republicans are determined to ignore all the lessons of Wisconsin.
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There are better ways for Mica to spend his time. If there’s a great need for the Orlando airport and Disney World to be connected by rail, he might inquire why Disney hasn’t done it yet, despite prospering in Florida since 1971.
But job one for Mica should be to try to torpedo the $63 billion down payment Obama wishes to make on high-speed projects across the nation. He also needs to pay more attention to the backlog of repairs necessary to the nation’s highways and bridges.
Federal spending has reached World War II levels. State and local spending are at historic highs. Americans reading stories about our debt and budget projections can be excused for thinking the numbers are in lire rather than dollars. We’re clearly on the road to financial ruin if we don’t reverse course. But the news out of Wisconsin and Florida shows us that turning this train around ain’t gonna be easy.
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?
H/T to National Review Online