2015

2015: The Year The American Establishment Committed Suicide

As 2015 ends, if you are a normal American, you must conclude that the established institutions of your country are dead or dying – and they are dying not because some outside competitor killed them – they are dead because they killed themselves through their own greed, incompetence and corruption.

The Pros and Cons of Ryan's 2015 Budget

Romina Boccia, Heritage Blog

Unfortunately, the Ryan budget proposal doesn’t implement major structural reforms until 2024, which is too slow. Medicare’s fiscal challenges are too severe. The sooner this transition is made, the better.

The Great Establishment Deception on Winning Back Senate

Daniel Horowitz, Red State

The unambiguous strategy of the GOP establishment this year has been to avoid any and all confrontation in the hopes of gliding into a Senate majority in 2015. To that end, they have capitulated on all of the major leverage points, passed a number of Dem. spending bills, and are in the process of pushing 'small-ball' legislation.

OCare's Min. Wage Hike=Job Killer

Patrick Howley, Daily Caller

Obamacare’s employer mandate, which requires businesses to provide health coverage to full-time workers, raises the cost of employing a single person by $2.24 per hour. Job cuts and downsizing can be expected, according to a significant new report by the Heritage Foundation.