The Obamacare Strategy

If you think Republicans are pushing too hard in trying to derail Obamacare, if you think they’re making too big a deal about making a stand against the law now, read this: This, then, is the reality: Democrats have been so upset at GOP calls to delay the Obamacare’s exchanges and its individual mandate because they realize its best chance More …

Saving Democracy with a Government Shutdown

Via Instapundit, James Poulos makes the case for the vital role of a good budget crisis every once in a while in a healthy democracy: Analogies are always risky, but: this is tantamount to a move to defund the war in Iraq. Either you think the budgeted legislation is horrible or you don’t. And if you think it is horrible More …

Boom Times for Congress

Courtesy of Instapundit (peace be upon him), Some very interesting information about the selfless public servants in Congress, dedicating their lives to the betterment of the common man, and, by pure happenstance, getting filthy rich in the process: As the average net worth of Congress has increased since 2004, and held about even from 2007 to 2010, the average American More …

Illiterate Senators Cry "Discrimination!"

Rand Paul proposes a measure that would force the Senate to actually read bills before they pass them. What a novel idea: After blasting the Senate last week for passing a 600-page bill no one had time to read, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) introduced legislation that would force the Senate to give its members one day to read bills for More …