Tuesday, June 28, 2016

A Twilight for Entitlements?

By Bruce Robinson

It has often been said that Obama’s greatest shortcoming is his lack of business experience. In addition to the failed multi-billion-dollar rollout of ObamaCare, consider a short list of the president’s other signature miscalculations:
    Continuing to block construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, thus imperiling our nation’s energy independence and blocking the creation of thousands of new jobs
    Threatening yet another big tax increase every year, further slowing growth and recovery now and for years to come.

    Increasing the federal minimum wage to over $10 an hour, putting the unemployed, especially minorities, at even greater long-term risk.
As conservative talk-show host Mark Levin recently quipped, “This guy thinks the world began when he was born.” It makes perfect sense, therefore, that Obama continues to tell successful entrepreneurs in the private sector, “You didn’t build that. Somebody else did!” The somebody else Obama’s talking about is, of course, big government bureaucracy.......Read more

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