Responsibly Reforming the Welfare State

Today, James Pethokoukis tweeted this old blog post of his. I think that it is a good one: . . . while the recovery’s glacial pace, both in terms of GDP and jobs, is unacceptable, the safety net’s performance is encouraging. The pain from the Great Recession, as bad it was, would have been far worse …

Obamacare Is Bringing Down the Obama Administration

With each passing day, the president's signature legislative achievement is becoming more and more of a liability for him and for his administration, politically. (We leave aside for the moment the policy liability that it is and always has been for the country.) Josh Kraushaar invites us to contemplate the previously unthinkable scenario of Democrats (yes, …

On Obamacare, When Will the Dishonesty Stop?

Today, House minority leader Nancy Pelosi took to the airwaves in order to defend the increasingly indefensible Affordable (ha!) Care Act, and to claim that she never misled anyone about the effects of the law back when she was speaker, and trying to pass it: House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Sunday neither she nor …