Public Employee Unions Vs. The Public

The central issue in the battle of public employee unions versus the people of Wisconsin, and the many looming similar confrontations elsewhere, is about the wisdom of having public employee unions in the first place.  I searched for a discussion of the issue not colored by the politics, partisanship, and personalities of the current strife [...]

By |2011-02-28T20:27:45-05:00February 28th, 2011|Economy|1 Comment

Krauthammer unimpressed with tax compromise

Here’s the always-insightful Charles Krauthammer slamming Republicans for helping pass Obama’s tax deal last night: Remember the question after Election Day: Can Obama move to the center to win back the independents who had abandoned the party in November? And if so, how long would it take? Answer: Five weeks. An indoor record, although an asterisk should [...]

By |2010-12-17T09:57:51-05:00December 17th, 2010|Taxes|1 Comment

Don’t Tread on Me (or Touch my Junk)

Charles Krauthammer has penned a brilliant column for the Washington Post, the power of which I will not dilute by commenting on it. Instead, I bring you the following excerpts and urge you to read the entire piece.  Don't touch my junk is the anthem of the modern man, the Tea Party patriot, the late-life libertarian, [...]

By |2010-11-19T22:06:49-05:00November 19th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Last Refuge of a Liberal

Dr. Charles Krauthammer, a towering intellect and one of the country’s most widely read and influential commentators, has an incisive column in Friday’s Washington Post, “The Last Refuge of a Liberal.”  It’s about “the arrogant elites whose undisguised contempt for the great unwashed prevents them from conceding a modicum of serious thought to those who [...]

By |2010-08-27T21:17:07-04:00August 27th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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