John Kennedy

A Presidential Problem

I’ve made it clear here before that I think the primary responsibility for resolving the debt-ceiling limit issue resides with Congress.  They are supposed to establish how the government spends its (our) money–the President only has to sign off or veto their legislation.  If a President wants to give Congress some guidelines as to what he […]

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Osama, Obama, and Bush

Osama (or suddenly for some reason “Usama” if you prefer) bin Laden was killed just a few days ago, and I was surprised and amused (at first) by the suggestion that George W. Bush actually deserves credit for this.  It was Bush’s plan to go after bin Laden, the argument goes, Obama was just the

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