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Avik Roy has more about liberal efforts to pre-emptively demagogue the 2012 GOP budget proposal. Roy notes that the “preaction from many progressives appears to be reactionary nihilism,” and concludes:
One, please let’s dispose of the “Republicans are going to deny essential health care to the elderly” trope. Two, if you really believe Rep. Ryan’s plan is so terrible, put up your own plan, which achieves the same reduction in the deficit, using whatever mechanism you favor (rationing, tax increases, or both). Then, we can have an honest debate. Until then, only one side is being serious.
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?