Thursday, July 26, 2012

Why recovery starts with voting Republican

Contrary to what you may have heard Democrats saying, Republicans have a lot of good ideas about how to dig out of the hole our country is in.

Arthur Brooks de-bunks five myths about free enterprise

“The 2012 presidential campaign is shaping up to be a battle of two economic philosophies. One favors a greater redistributive and regulatory role for the government; the other prioritizes the values of free enterprise, including private property, individual liberty and limited government…In a society that rewards initiative and offers opportunity, free enterprise fosters aspiration and ambition. In a social democracy with economic stagnation, you find envy, resentment, unrest — just look at Greece and Spain…”  Read more here

Cal Thomas on the Stossel solution

“Why does inefficient, costly and unresponsive government continue to grow while the people and companies that could do the work much better are regulated and taxed to death?... Refer to Stossel's previous answer about government: ‘They want their tentacles on everything.’ They're about power…Instead of focusing on the familiar talking points from politicians, John Stossel's program repeatedly demonstrates that the way to a healthier economy and a stronger government is through the private sector, not government.” Read more here

Stephen F. Hayes on Paul Ryan’s “bracing message” about the solution to our country’s fiscal crisis

“Ryan’s presentation is compelling and easy to understand. He begins with a description of the coming debt crisis, briefly describes Barack Obama’s failure to address it, and then moves quickly to the five principles of his budget proposal…Our debt is out of control. What was a fiscal challenge is now a fiscal crisis. We cannot deny it; instead we must, as Americans, confront it responsibly. And that is exactly what Republicans pledge to do. Americans are skeptical of both political parties, and that skepticism is justified—especially when it comes to spending. So hold all of us accountable…”   Read more here

After veering sharply to the left for three years, isn't it time to try a right turn?

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