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Some people believe that the trifecta of scandals now engulfing the White House affords an opportunity to impeach...
I believe in the sovereignty of the individual. Therefore I believe in personal responsibility. I believe in the duty of self help and in the freedom that flows from self-reliance.
From this day forward, ‘IRS scandal’ will be useful shorthand for conservatives making their arguments against an ever-expanding government.
As government grows it becomes at once less competent and more malfeasant – a belief that has been again recently confirmed.
posted on: May 9, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
If you centralized pencil making on Capitol Hill, pencils would be of one-tenth the quality at ten times the price – and the only way people would buy them is if the government used its police powers to force them to.
posted on: May 7, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
Tomorrow, (05/08) Gregory Hicks, the former number two man at the American embassy in Libya, is scheduled to testify before Congress. The topic: the attacks of September 11, 2012 in Benghazi, Libya.
posted on: May 2, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
The enactment of Obamacare is the single biggest accomplishment of the Obama administration. That accomplishment is looking more and more like a first term victory that will haunt the president relentlessly in his second term.
posted on: Apr 25, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
Since President Obama was on hand for the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, a little comparison seems inevitable. The comparison rather favors President Bush.
posted on: Apr 18, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
Since the horror of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, proponents of strict gun control laws have been appealing to raw emotion at the expense of logic and common sense.
posted on: Apr 12, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
More than two months late, the president has at last complied with the law and submitted a budget. It is, as we have come to expect, an ideological document that is untethered entirely from actual governing.
posted on: Apr 4, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
There is a proposed amendment to the Texas constitution floating around that, if approved by voters, would not only permit casino gambling in Texas, would serve to make the State of Texas the dealer.
posted on: Mar 28, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
The Congressional Budget Office has revised the cost estimate of Obamacare upward, by close to 100 percent. So much for not adding a dime to the deficit as President Obama promised.
posted on: Mar 26, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
The truth be told, marriage today is at its core a financial arrangement and for most people a temporary one.
posted on: Mar 21, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
The prominent positioning of the words “We the People” on my passport formed an almost unbearable irony as I clutched it while waiting to clear customs at New York’s JFK airport last Sunday.
posted on: Mar 1, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
Whenever there is chaos it is appropriate to look to the guy at the top. In this case, that guy is Barack Obama. Above all, it is the president’s job to lead and Barack Obama is choosing not to.