In his op-ed “Putting freedom back to work” (Tuesday), Rep. Tom McClintock, California Republican, made the point that government spending cannot create jobs.
Not only did the “stimulus” fail, it had to do so. This point needs to be made repeatedly until the public understands. It has been frustrating that this has not been made clear for the past three years. The New Deal merely prolonged the Great Depression, as the “stimulus” is prolonging this recession.
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'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
By Susan Crabtree - The Washington Times
President Obama forgot to return the salute of a U.S. Marine while boarding Marine One Friday morning, then came back out to shake the Marine’s hand, according to a tweet by CBS News’ Mark Knoller.
By Tom Howell Jr. - The Washington Times
House Republicans who are critical of the federal health care law have written to more than a dozen companies, including top insurers Aetna and BlueCross BlueShield, to ask if President Obama’s top health official tried to solicit funds from them to support the overhaul.