This is intended of course to help in no tax NH, but also I suspect it is part of an effort to reach out to the GOP base and avoid that civil war James ( and frankly many of us) are concerned about. If it comes to a Huckabee vs. McCain battle, McCain will point to those praising him — Gramm, Kemp and the Wall St. Journal — as evidence that he will keep faith with economic conservatives. (An interview with his top economic advisor is here, providing a rather robust defense of his economic views.) Perhaps lacking as much focus, McCain also has a health care plan that focuses on cost containment and free market principles. He has also been a resolute free trader. McCain, lacking the millionaire profile of Romney, makes a less juicy target for Huckabee’s populist barbs. Coupled with his foreign policy credentials, his economic positions will set up a fairly clear contrast between him and Huckabee. UPDATE: As a bonus he gets a nice hand from Larry Kudlow.
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?