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Defending Defense: How the GOP Can Escape the Budget Box Canyon

rmccarthy Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 12:44 AM
The main purpose of the law is to show us that we sin and the main purpose of government is to attempt to remedy the fact that we sin and those who would think that government can fix the world deny God's wisdom. Government is based on a lie...and then it only gets worse!

Paul Ryan and Marco Rubio wowed the Beltway conservatives last night, which is a little bit like the British cheering a successful evacuation from Dunkirk. The GOP indeed lives to fight another day, and that day will be here quickly as 2014’s candidates are already declaring –Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito for the United States Senate in West Virginia and former Governor Michael Rounds for the same in South Dakota.

Which weights the negotiations over the fiscal cliff with a great deal of political as well as economic significance. The parties purport to care about the latter, but they are...