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Peel away its layers — and be prepared to cry a river.
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These are the four layers of the budget onion… so far. Already there’s talk of more, specifically: efforts to pursue broad reforms to entitlements or taxes.
Washington’s budget process is overlaid with policy, process, and political peril. Its overlapping layers further complicate and extend an already difficult job — to the extent it has become almost impossible and unending.
Washington is enmeshed in the budget for the foreseeable future. The more it seeks solutions, the more it has to peel away… yet the more it winds up layering on. And like peeling an onion, the further you go, the more it makes you want to cry.
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.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?