In Lieu of Budget Leadership, Obama Proposes Spending Freeze

By: Wednesday January 26, 2011 6:23 am

Yesterday, during the State of the Union, President Obama decided to call for a five-year freeze on non-military discretionary spending. A whole 66 percent more spending freeze than last year’s call for a three year freeze! On every level, this random call to freeze spending at current levels is foolish political theater at its worst. [...]

Senators from Both Parties Move to Kill Wasteful Ethanol Subsidies

By: Tuesday November 30, 2010 10:59 am

This country’s subsidies for blending ethanol with gasoline is one of our government’s most wasteful and corrupting uses of taxpayer money. The subsidies distort the market, they don’t create jobs, they fail to improve the environment, and most of the funds flow to a few wealthy individuals and well-connected companies. I’m glad to see there [...]

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