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Tag: State of the Union
  • 5 Reasons Obama’s State of the Union Speech Changes Nothing

    It’s that time of year again. Polar vortexes are freezing the nation, banal award shows are all the rage in Tinseltown, and the president gives a speech that may provide a glimpse into America’s future but has no real bearing on what will actually happen in the coming year. Here are five things that President …

  • State of the Union: Ten Economic Graphs That Should Scare The Hell Out Of You

    Crisis takes a much longer time coming than you think, and then it happens much faster than you would have thought. ~ MIT economist Rudiger Dornbusch At President Obama’s State of the Union Address this year, which was heavy on recycled platitudes and light on substance, the president did more to prepare for the upcoming …

  • The Tale of Two Worlds

    Courtesy of Matt Hawes.

  • CATO: State of the Union Fact Check

    The Cato@Liberty blog recently posted the State of the Union Fact Check.  Here’s an important excerpt: THE STIMULUS Obama’s claim: The plan that has made all of this possible, from the tax cuts to the jobs, is the Recovery Act. That’s right — the Recovery Act, also known as the Stimulus Bill. Economists on the …

  • Cato Fact-Checks the State of the Union

  • Big Promises, Small Mindedness

    I didn’t watch the State of the Union address last night, but if I had, I’m pretty sure this would have been my reaction: And while we’re on the subject of the Humble Libertarian, the source of that image, check out this roundup of responses to the SOTU.  It will be a little late for …