Oh, The Irony: Obama Says Nation Without Law Will Fall

“Regardless of the resources a country possesses, regardless of how talented the people are, if you do not have a basic system of rule of law, of respect for civil rights and human rights, if you do not give people a credible, legitimate way to work through the political process to express their aspirations, if you don’t respect basic freedom of speech and freedom of assembly…it is very rare for a country to succeed…I will go further than that: that country will not succeed over the long term…It Read more […]

A Do-Nothing Congress Does Not Mean a Do-Nothing Government

I’ve got a little joke for you: If “pro-” is the opposite of “con-,” what is the opposite of “progress”? Anyway… if only every Congress were as unproductive as the 113th Congress has been. It has been so monumentally torpid that it is being dubbed “the Do-Nothing Congress.” The Washington Post reports: According to congressional records, there have been fewer than 60 public laws enacted in the first 11 months of this year, so below the previous low in legislative output that Read more […]