James, I don’t speak for Larry Kudlow but I think his objections were both substantive and political. From my perspective I think Thompson’s idea has much merit and I give him credit for raising it. That said I am not unaware that it will be viciously attacked by seniors and by the Democrats if he is the candidate or another candidate makes a similar proposal. This is the infamous third rail. There is a good reason why Hillary played her cards so close to her vest in the last debate about her social security plans and why the other GOP contenders tend to simply list options other than tax increases for fixing the solvency problem.
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?