Monthly Archives: February 2006

Prescription for failure

Congress seldom does anything simple — especially in the realm of so-called entitlements, where efforts to balance the needs of a diverse population with the demands of a free-enterprise system always are difficult and generally more expensive than they should … Continue reading

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Deep Veterans Health Care Cuts?

At least tens of thousands of veterans with non-critical medical issues could suffer delayed or even denied care in coming years to enable President Bush to meet his promise of cutting the deficit in half — if the White House … Continue reading

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The master speaks

This piece of work was published by William F. Buckley, Jr. a month ago. Here’s an excerpt: So … Democracy rides again. What disconcerts so is the obstinacy of the democratists in believing that good, heavy doses of democracy will … Continue reading

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Iraq’s civil war nightmare

For the families of the people who have died since the invasion in 2003, or the thousands more who have been maimed, or those who have been kidnapped, it probably does not matter much what sort of war is going … Continue reading

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The hilarious, sick irony of it

The irony of the secret sweetheart deal with the United Arab Emirates in connection with its taking over the operation of six of our most important ports is that the UAE is about as far removed from a democracy as … Continue reading

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