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When is it about the baby?

State Senator Wendy Davis (D-Ft. Worth) succeeded in her effort to kill a measure that would have made it illegal in Texas to terminate a pregnancy after 20 weeks.

When is it about the baby?
posted on: Jun 27, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser

Regulation Nation

The permanent federal bureaucracy is cranking out rules in such volume that literally no one can keep up.

Regulation Nation
posted on: Jun 20, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser

Barack, we’d like you to meet Lyndon and Dick.

No president can be president without the trust of the American people. Just ask Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon.

Barack, we’d like you to meet Lyndon and Dick.
posted on: Jun 18, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser

“Just where in the world are these angels?”

With as much power over our lives as is now vested in the federal government, the virtue of its leaders and functionaries becomes a concern of much greater magnitude.

“Just where in the world are these angels?”
posted on: Jun 13, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
The bathroom door.

The bathroom door.

posted on: Jun 11, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser

Does it matter, if you’re doing nothing wrong, that the government is collecting your emails, your Tweets, your Facebook posts and monitoring you web browsing?

Power: dispersed or concentrated? (<em>Big</em> difference.)

Power: dispersed or concentrated? (Big difference.)

posted on: Jun 6, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser

Get a letter from GEICO and you most likely throw it away. But get a letter from the IRS and the room spins.

Texas: Good for Illinois.

Texas: Good for Illinois.

posted on: Jun 4, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser

Republican Texas governor Rick Perry is good for Illinois despite what Democratic Senator Dick Durbin might think.

The fourth branch.

The fourth branch.

posted on: May 30, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser

The fourth branch of government consists of about 50 federal agencies under various cabinet-level departments that have over time accumulated astonishing autonomy to write and enforce rules and regulations.

Re: Bob Dole on todays’ GOP.

Re: Bob Dole on todays’ GOP.

posted on: May 28, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser

If today's GOP has no room for Ronald Reagan, today's Democratic Party has no room for John Kennedy, Daniel Patrick Moynihan or Joe Lieberman.

It’s not Obama we’re after. It’s big government.

It’s not Obama we’re after. It’s big government...

posted on: May 24, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser

Some people believe that the trifecta of scandals now engulfing the White House affords an opportunity to impeach President Obama. Those people are...

Small government righties: not so crazy after all.

Small government righties: not so crazy after all.

posted on: May 16, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser

From this day forward, ‘IRS scandal’ will be useful shorthand for conservatives making their arguments against an ever-expanding government.

I distrust the government. You should, too.

I distrust the government. You should, too.

posted on: May 14, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser

As government grows it becomes at once less competent and more malfeasant – a belief that has been again recently confirmed.

Lessons from the lowly pencil.

Lessons from the lowly pencil.

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.

Benghazi: Can we get the truth, now?

Benghazi: Can we get the truth, now?

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.

Obamacare: Now it’s getting real.

Obamacare: Now it’s getting real.

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.

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