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Paul Ryan Named as VP Nominee

Ryan Is a Bold and Good Choice for Romney

The selection of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney’s running mate shows three things about the Republican presidential candidate.

First, Romney actually has it in him to take chances. “I think this is the boldest thing I’ve seen Romney … More…

Jack Lew- on Fox News Sunday

If It Walks Like a Tax and Quacks Like a Tax

Never look a gift tax in the mouth, especially if it may have just saved your presidency.

That’s what you’d think President Obama’s reaction would be to the life line (sorry for the mixed metaphors) Chief Justice John Roberts extended More…

Court Immigration Ruling Gives Obama a Partial But Real Win

Court Immigration Ruling Gives Obama a Partial But Real Win

President Obama and his re-election team must have celebrated this morning when the Supreme Court threw out most of Arizona’s controversial immigration law, SB1070, by a 5-3 majority, with only conservative Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, and Samuel Alito dissenting.… More…

Former Gov. Jeb Bush testifies before Congress.

Grover Norquist Makes Jeb Bush’s Point

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush made big waves at a meeting held by Bloomberg View Monday when he said the current Republican Party didn’t have much room for either his father, George H.W. Bush, or the patron saint of modern … More…

Scott Walker celebrates recall victory

What Scott Walker’s Recall Victory Means

In the end, it wasn’t even close.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker defeated Democratic challenger Tom Barrett by 53%-46%, just about the same margin by which he prevailed in 2010. But the spread was much higher than many pundits had predicted, … More…

French presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon.

Meet the Real Socialists

Some very intelligent, successful conservatives strongly believe President Obama is a socialist, based largely on his health care reform plan and comments he’s made about wealthy people paying their fair share of taxes.

But I don’t think they understand what … More…

West facade of the Supreme Court

Who Politicized the Supreme Court?

Last week’s oral arguments before the US Supreme Court on health care reform have led to a firestorm of controversy.

Conservative justices grilled Solicitor General Donald Verrilli Jr. on the individual mandate to buy health insurance that’s central to the More…

Warren Buffett on CNBC’s Squawk Box

Warren Buffett’s 28 Percent Solution

Billionaire investor  Warren Buffett appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Box Monday, and along with his usual comments about the stock market, there was substantial discussion about tax policy.

Buffett has become controversial for his complaint that he pays a lower marginal … More…

PresidentObamaSignsHealthCareReform

Health Care Reform Rears Its Ugly Head

Much of the political chatter last week was focused on an Obama Administration ruling that institutions affiliated with religions (such as Catholic universities and hospitals) had to provide access to birth control in employees… More…

Rick Perry in Charleston

Good Riddance, Rick

CHARLESTON, SC–Texas Gov. Rick Perry ended his presidential campaign as he began it: with self-righteousness and pomposity.

With his wife Anita looking at him the whole time, Perry affected the same swagger that was the hallmark of his candidacy.… More…