We wouldn’t want government helping people, would we?
Most debates about politics in America concern the question of how big the government should be. Conservatives want small government. Liberals want big government. At least that’s the standard framing of the issues. Of course, it’s not quite true that conservatives favor small government. When it comes to national security, most conservatives have been strong […]
Five years ago the wheels came off the financial system in our country. The risk-taking and gambling with other people’s money caught up with the financial giants who ruled the economic roost. This collapse grew out of the 2001 recession. The policy of then-President Bush and the GOP-controlled Congress and Senate was to lower taxes, […]
Many activists on the Left want Medicare for all. But the way things are going, it seems we’re more likely to get Medicare for none. Many conservatives believe that last year’s health care reform bill, with its mandated participation, is unconstitutional. “Federal Judge Roger Vinson of the Northern District of Florida, in a lawsuit by 26 […]