Archive for May 4th, 2011

Implosion Of The Greens

Felix Salmon reflects on the reasons that a cap-and-trade regulation or any other major piece of environmental legislation is unlikely to become the law of the land: Why has the Obama administration failed utterly to get anything at all done with respect to climate change? The issue was a major part of Obama’s 2008 platform, […]

Why We Can’t Reach A Compromise On The

Arnold Kling nicely simplifies the issues that must be addressed in order to get to a sustainable fiscal situation: The Republicans’ alternate universe is based on the belief that government spending ought not to exceed its historical average of about 20 percent of GDP. You can’t get future spending down to that level, however, without […]