Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Cruising the Web

James Taranto has some fun with the logic of Paul Krugman.
Krugman proposes to avoid a debt crisis by going deeper into debt in the hope that will produce full employment and make the debt sustainable. It sounds crazy to us. A saner way of creating some jobs would be to approve the Keystone XL pipeline.

Senator Tom Coburn deserves an award for his diligent efforts in documenting all the places where we waste money in our federal budget. And I bet that there are a whole lot of other places where we could find silly money being spent by our government. There is a lot of low-hanging fruit for cutting from the federal budget. By highlighting such stories every single day, conservatives can win the messaging war.

Dana Milbank details how Jay Carney is putting the offense into the administration's charm offensive. Is this really what Jay Carney left his perch at Time Magazine in order to do?

Ed Driscoll gets off a good rant about the "good, racist people" of Manhattan.

When people argue against the Electoral College, they often ignore that the same principle that gives small states disproportionate influence in the Electoral College also works for the Senate. Well, now that filibusters are blocking the progressive agenda, the New York Times has decided to go after small states and the influence that they have in the Senate.

Behold the tower of new Obamacare reforms. It is our modern-day Tower of Babel.

An owner of Five Guys franchises around where I live explains why he's not investing and expanding their business because they're waiting to see the impact Obamacare will have on businesses like his.

The debt has grown $5.5 trillion since the last time the Senate presented a budget. Just ponder that.