Government Shutdown

Obamacare Redefines the Shutdown

by Victor Davis Hanson // NRO’s The Corner  Democratic senators up for reelection in 13 months are now embracing, in their calls to delay Obamacare, the same themes as did the House Republicans and a few senators a few weeks ago—hoping to preempt mounting criticism. In this surreal landscape, three weeks ago Obamacare was unquestioned “settled” …

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The Shutdown in 2014

by Victor Davis Hanson // NRO’s The Corner  No one knows what the effect of the presently unpopular shutdown will be 13 months from now on the eve of the 2014 elections, but it may be far less than the consequence of the Obamacare rollout. Share This

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The Democratic Disasters to Come

by Victor Davis Hanson // PJ Media  The defunding wars are over. The accusations are fading. We are back to reality. Of course, America’s long-term prospects, at least in comparison with other countries’ futures — whether in terms of demography, military power, food-production constitutional stability, energy sources, or higher education — are bright. But short term, …

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Where Now?

by Victor Davis Hanson // NRO’s The Corner  The government gridlock is, to use now politically incorrect metaphors, only one lost battle in a long campaign, and we are now back to the original proposition of watching the administration try to implement Obamacare. We know the president does exceedingly well when he can campaign against the …

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Obama, Heed Thyself

He used to know some important things. by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online  Republicans and Democrats are still name-calling in their arguments over the government shutdown, out-of-control federal spending, and the implementation of Obamacare. Yet if both sides would agree to just follow the earlier advice of President Obama, tempers might cool. And had …

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Obama as Chaos

by Victor Davis Hanson // PJ Media  Amid all the charges and countercharges in Washington over the government shutdown, there is at least one common theme: Barack Obama’s various charges always lead to a dead end. They are chaos, and chaos is hard to understand, much less refute. Share This

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