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In its midyear update to the budget and economic outlooks, the Congressional Budget Office paints a gloomy picture of the next few years. It predicts that growth will come in around 2.3 percent this year, and only 2.7 percent next year. The deficit will clock in at about $1.3 trillion — smaller than in the past few years, but larger than projected. And the expected unemployment scenario won’t be much better a year from now than it is today:
That’s bad news for everyone, but it’s especially bad for President Obama’s reelection hopes. By the CBO’s projections, the employment situation would be a huge drag for him if he were running in 2016, nevermind 2012.
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?