Pogo the Possum, Obama Speak, and Self-Government

In his recent address to Ohio State University, Obama had some interesting comments to make about his version of “self”-government. Many conservatives have focused on the part of his speech where he said: Unfortunately, you’ve grown up hearing voices that incessantly warn of government as nothing more than some separate, sinister entity that’s at the root of all our problems. Some of these same voices also do their best to gum up the works. They’ll warn that tyranny is always lurking just Read more […]

Democrats’ “Balanced Budget” Still Results in Huge Deficits

If you were to ask Senate Democrats if they’re in favor of a balanced budget, they would give you a resounding, “Absolutely.” So then, why is it that their $3.7 trillion budget, their first in 4 years, doesn’t balance the budget at all? It does according to them. They’re just equivocating on the word “balance.” They’ll acknowledge that their budget doesn’t balance out numerically, but it was crafted with a “balanced” approach. In other words, they made sure they balanced Read more […]