Tag Archives: big government

Getting Excited About Elizabeth Warren

E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post seems to have a thing for Elizabeth Warren, the wannabe Native American junior senator from Massachusetts. Dionne never tires of praising or defending Warren, even if it means setting up and knocking down a straw man, … Continue reading

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Higher Taxes

The New Republic’s Jonathan Cohn is positively giddy about tax day (see here).  Echoing the first George Bush, Cohn wants everybody to “read his lips.” Except unlike Bush, Cohn is demanding more new taxes rather than no new taxes.  Ah yes, what … Continue reading

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More Government Incompetence

Anyone who has plans to visit the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in D.C. (the world’s second most visited museum) to view the museum’s dinosaur hall will be out of luck beginning April 28. At that time, the hall will close for … Continue reading

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Clinging to Central Planning In Healthcare

The Washington Post continues its support of the central planning that is engulfing one-sixth of the world’s largest economy, also known as “Obamacare.” The latest efforts include an editorial extolling the virtues of a thing called the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) (see here) and an article attacking a … Continue reading

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The New Tories

Writing in the Washington Post, Colbert King sounds the alarm over “an insurgent poli-tical force” that he calls the “New Confederacy.” According to King, the behavior of this force is “malicious and appalling” as it, in his view, takes up where the Old Confederacy left off in … Continue reading

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Where Are The Moderate Democrats?

Pretty much the entire mainstream media and the liberals they work for are busy laying the blame for the government shutdown and stalemate over the debt ceiling at the feet of Republicans. According to the liberals, there’s a small radical faction within the … Continue reading

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Competition Deniers

In this post at The Incidental Economist, Aaron Carroll agrees that Obamacare may cause hospital layoffs, but tells us that’s to be expected because, after all, if we contain costs, there will be less money for wages and profits. And Carroll further concludes that the result would … Continue reading

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