Happy 105th Birthday Ronald Reagan, he trusted the people and believed in the ‘magic of the marketplace’
Today’s is President Ronald Reagan’s birthday and I feature some of his quotations and speeches to celebrate his 105th birthday. Maybe more than any US president, Reagan ‘trusted the people,’ believed in the ‘magic of the marketplace,’ and had a wonderful sense of humor.
The campaigns will be eager to tell you the meaning of Ted Cruz’s victory and the virtual tie between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in Iowa last night, but the larger significance of this election has been clear for months: The two major parties are paper tigers.
Ted Cruz’s Iowa win sends a message to other conservatives — you can oppose corporate welfare and pay no political price. His win also sends a message to other corporate welfare lobbies: You’re next.
Though Secretary Carter’s 2017 defense budget preview was light on detail about what which programs will get cut to pay for his technological priorities, we already know which programs will pay the bills for the third offset strategy.
Even if GOP voters choose unwisely in 2016, it is still important for conservatives to do the hard work of crafting a policy agenda that addresses the frustrations of voters — Republican and Democratic — and that communicates that the right understands those frustrations and wants to help.
Free college isn’t free, it simply shifts costs from students to taxpayers and caps tuition at zero. That tuition cap limits college spending to whatever the public is willing to invest.
The election of Tsai should be viewed as more opportunity than challenge. Washington, Beijing, and Taipei can begin more forthright and creative discussions about Taiwan’s future, a process that can bring about greater stability.
Religion in America is not the corrosive influence that it’s often made out to be nowadays. On the contrary, for many Americans, it’s a source of inspiration that redounds not only to their benefit, but also to their families and communities.
It’s mind-boggling why after 20 years of successful wireless policy, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) would make such a drastic change in course.