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Five Myths About Ryan’s Budget

Posted in Main Blog (All Posts) on August 24th, 2012 11:08 pm by HL

Five Myths About Ryan’s Budget
Peter Orszag, Washington Post

Romney Edges Toward Banking Reform
Fred Bauer, A Certain Enthusiasm
James Pethokoukis, Erick Erickson, and others have pondered the electoral and policy benefits of Mitt Romney's campaign taking up banking reform.  Well, now it seems as though Romney is ready to address this issue, if this interview with Time is any evidence (emphasis added): STENGEL: Another sort of related business question, if you look at the regulatory environment for the banks now and there are basically five big banks that in terms of assets disproportionately outweigh everybody else, is there a situation of moral hazard now related to those banks? And what would you do to…

Obama’s Silent Second-Term Agenda
Kimberley Strassel, Wall St. Journal
President Obama has a reputation for talking, but not necessarily for saying much. He has achieved new levels of vagueness this election season. Beyond repeating that he's in favor of making the “rich” pay for more government “investment,” he hasn't offered a single new idea for a second term. This is deliberate.The core of the Obama strategy is to make Americans worry that whatever Mitt Romney does, it will be worse. That's a harder case for Mr. Obama to make if he is himself proposing change. And so the Obama pitch is that this election is a choice between…

How German Islamists Recruit Youth for Jihad
Ozlem Gezer, Der Spiegel
Young Muslim men in Germany are systematically trying to recruit their peers for jihad using sophisticated rhetoric and psychology and by targeting vulnerable youths who are searching for direction in life. Two men who have quit the scene tell their story to SPIEGEL, providing a rare look into a dangerous underground.He worked at his uncle's falafel stand and read Immanuel Kant, and later Plato and Nietzsche. In the end, he became a radical Islamist, recruiting new talent for a Muslim holy war in the middle of the German city of Hamburg. Djamal was the hunter.

Romney’s Tech-Centric Energy Plan Will Create Jobs
Mark Mills, Forbes
Presidential energy plans.  Talk about a field littered with ignominious failures.  It’s not just this Administration’s anemic results from its $70+ billion stimulus for alternative energy.  Remember Carter’s Synfuels Corporation, or Clinton’s Partnership for a New Generation of (80 mpg) Vehicles?  Thus far, every energy plan would work better in Hollywood than Houston.  Romney’s new plan is the first that has a shot at succeeding because it reflects technology reality.Why? …

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