If Only Ryan’s Budget Were Really Insane

As part of our ongoing effort to answer the question, “What is Paul Ryan’s budget, anyway?” here’s Erick Erickson wishing that Ryan’s budget was as crazy as Democrats say it is: Despite the rhetoric from spending addicts on the left, Paul Ryan’s plan is not the radical path conservatives would prefer. The plan does not balance the federal budget for More …

Is It Cool to Reform Your School?

The Naomi Shaefer Riley thinks that education reform is what all the cool kids are doing now: Maggie Gyllenhaal, the ultimate hipster actress, stars in “Won’t Back Down,” an education-reform drama that hits theaters next month. When did school choice became cool?  The film is the tale of two parents (one a teacher) who decide to save their own kids More …

Paul Ryan and "Social Justice"

Katheryn Jean Lopez looks at the relation between Paul Ryan’s budgetary philosophy and Christian obligations to charity: Ryan’s bishop, Robert Morlino of Madison, Wis., gave him a vote of confidence while affirming the work of religious orders in an interview with Raymond Arroyo of EWTN: “Congressman Ryan has made his prudential judgment about how best to serve the long-term needs More …

David Axelrod Looks Like The Amazing Mumford

Courtesy of a caller to the Dennis Miller radio show, we can finally answer that nagging question, “Who does David Axelrod remind me of?” Weird Muppet Amazing Mumford