If you had told me the day before the election that Mitt Romney would win independents by five, convincingly win among all voters making more than $50,000 per year, and that evangelicals would vote for Mitt by wider margins than they did for even George W. Bush, I would have assumed he’d be on the path to victory. He wasn’t. As the messaging and tactical second-guessing begins (and it began even before Fox made its Ohio call Tuesday night), we have to be clear-eyed about our challenge: To tens of millions of American voters, a conservative message of self-reliance and individual economic freedom is, quite frankly, terrifying. Continue reading →
Illiberal Liberals – Thomas Sowell – National Review Online.
by Thomas Sowell
Not since the days of slavery have there been so many people who feel entitled to what other people have produced as there are in the modern welfare state, whether in Western Europe or on this side of the Atlantic. Continue reading →
by Jeff Swanson
The Etiological Myth that is President Barack Obama wants to tell us that all the failings around him are not borne of his hand. That the world in disarray is merely a residuum of all that has come before him or the affect of those not ardent of his charm and skill.
In simple english, this means President Obama lacks personal ownership and his peeps don’t like it when you call him on it. Continue reading
Employment Is Worse than During the Recession | The Weekly Standard.
by Jeffrey H. Anderson
In one of President Obama’s TV ads, Bill Clinton says that the key question in this election is which candidate can figure out how “to return us to full employment.” But as the federal government’s own figures show, Obama might want to start by first figuring out how to get us back to the level of employment that we had during the recession. Continue reading →