Bush Tax cuts: Revenue From Top 2% Went Up

Obama’s case against the Bush Tax Cuts is based on misinformation and deception. Third in a three part series:  Part 1  Part 2 During his debate with Paul Ryan Vice President Biden attempted to deceive us regarding the Bush tax cuts and Romney’s proposed tax cuts.  In a jumble incomprehensible sentence fragments he hurled out […]

Romney’s Realistic Tax Cut Promise

Second in a three part series:  Part 1    Part 3 Mitt Romney has proposed across the board tax cuts to all the tax bracket rates to help revive America’s halting economy.  This is a proven strategy that will enable businesses to grow by reinvesting after tax profits and expand the pool of investment capital available […]

Medicare: Democrats’ Perpetual Scam

Within minutes of Mitt Romney’s announcement that he had picked Paul Ryan for his running mate the Obama campaign launched a replay of Medi-Scare, the Democrats’ perennial election year strategy.  The usual tactic is to hold Medi-scare until the final weeks before the election and then tell seniors via sinister direct mail pieces that those […]

Campaigning on Principle (Finally!)

Shortly after Mitt Romney’s selection of Paul Ryan A friend sent me an email that opened with “You wanted an in-your-face guy, here he is.  You wanted an in-your-face debate, here it is.”   The following started out to be a private note back to him.  But I got carried away and turned it into a […]

The Ryan Effect: A Brand New, Volatile Campaign

Forget everything you thought you knew about the 2012 Presidential Campaign.  Mitt Romney’s selection of Paul Ryan as his running mate turns a dreary, negative, small-ball campaign into a once-in-a-generation, articulate attack on the beliefs and assumptions underlying the Democratic Party’s core articles of faith. Predictably, a herd of smug liberals breathlessly share the news […]

America’s Comeback Team

Mitt Romney has signaled a significant change in campaign strategy. The Republican ticket is now complete.  Mitt Romney announced his running mate, Congressman Paul Ryan, who told a cheering audience he was proud to be on America’s comeback team. Mr. Ryan is the Republican Party’s most able budget and policy innovator and a passionate advocate […]

The Looming Debt Crisis Driven by Spending

Congressmen and Senators from the Left are at it again.  On the Sunday talk shows they renewed their call for tax increases as if the deficit crisis was caused by lack of revenue rather than their own profligate spending.   Publicly available data from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) debunks their position. The […]

Medicare: Too Many Liars, Too Few Leaders

First of a Three Part Series The political-media establishment often cites Medicare as a “popular” example of the benefits of activist government, unrestrained by Constitutional limits.  But in a rational world Medicare would be seen as a monument to progressive myths, deceptions and failures. In 1965 President Lyndon Johnson traveled to the Missouri home of […]

Fog of War: Fiery Debate Over TWO Annual Budgets

April, 2011 will go down in history as the beginning of both the 2012 Presidential Campaign, and the most significant debate over the appropriate roles of the federal government since the 1930s. Congress has been arm wrestling over BOTH the 2011 and the 2012 annual budgets at the same time.  The media, apparently oblivious to […]