Tag Archives | Republican presidential candidates
Nancy Pelosi in San Francisco 2011

A Surprising New Ally of Fiscal Reform

Over the weekend, the Huffington Post ran an extraordinary item that could be a game changer if Washington ever gets its act together to even discuss serious fiscal reform.

The news site reported that former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi—yes, Nancy … More…

President Obama with Jack Lew & Economic Advisors Pete Souza (540×360)

The President Needs to Deal With High Gas Prices

Last week I wrote that President Obama may be peaking a bit too early in the election year. This week, several polls showed him slipping in popularity and tying or even trailing former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in the general … More…

Chinese workers in electronics factory in Shenzhen Photo Jurvetson Flickr

Should We Even Try to Bring Manufacturing Jobs Back?

In my column this week, I wrote about the terrible conditions at factories in China where Apple’s iPhones and iPads are made. The impetus was a groundbreaking pair of stories in The New York Times about how the iPhone More…

Crane builds new Intel fab at Chandler, Arizona/

Two Policies That Really Would Create Jobs

In my column, I reviewed all the Republican presidential candidatesMore…

President Obama’s State of the Union Address 2012

Good and Bad Ideas in the State of the Union

Having just returned from covering Republican presidential candidates in New Hampshire and South Carolina, it was a bit strange to watch President Obama… More…

Rick Santorum

The Next GOP Dropout Will Be…

The Iowa caucuses are now less than two weeks away, and it… More…

CNBC Presidential Debate

Yes, This GOP Field Really Is That Bad

Last week, I explained why the current crop of Republican presidential candidates is so bad: It… More…

Harvard Law School 2011 Commencement

America the Provincial

Liberals love to feel superior to Americans who live in the
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