The Military Pays the Price for Obama’s Agenda

As Barack Obama surrounds himself with smiling teachers grateful he talked vacationing Congressmen into squeezing taxpayers for another multi-billion dollar bailout, Americans should envision another scene: the U.S. soldiers who are paying the price for Obama’s economic agenda. Last night, on the eve of today’s vote, Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced a new set of “reforms” to the … [Read more...]

Costly Shibboleths

Barack Obama set out a few modest goals in his address to both chambers of Congress last night: cure cancer, reform Social Security and Medicare, destroy al-Qaeda, end our dependence on foreign oil, promise education to every American "from the day they are born" to the day they begin work, and "save our planet from the ravages of climate change." The few prescriptions for accomplishing these … [Read more...]