Tag: America

Politics

Why I Expect Much More of Republicans on Obamacare

Sam Adams and friends risked their lives in the commission of a felony in their outrage over government overreach. That was the Boston Tea Party. Look at us now! People furious with me for going after Senator Roy Blunt. I went after him because he announced he will vote for cloture knowing full well that …

2012 Election, Latest

The Election’s Over, and America Gave Obama His Eviction Notice. Here’s What Went Down.

The look on George “Stephie” Stephanopoulos’s face was priceless. He had to say it. “ABC News now projects that President Obama will go down to defeat.” He couldn’t bring himself to say, “Romney won” or “Republicans won.”  He just couldn’t. The network analysis was a political cliché run amok. My favorite came from James Carville …

Limited Government

Are We the Last Americans?

Sometimes nightmares end well.  Sometimes they don’t. Salon carries a depressing story for the lower 48 of North America. Author Alfred McCoy writes: Despite the aura of omnipotence most empires project, a look at their history should remind us that they are fragile organisms. So delicate is their ecology of power that, when things start …