In praise of Gingrich 3


Presidents get too much blame for a bad economy. They get too much credit when things go well. Bill Clinton loves to make the good economy of the 90s seem like his doing. I’m willing to give him some credit. He deserves some. I like to give a chunk of praise to then-Speaker, Newt Gingrich as well. Clinton and Gingrich made a great team. They kept each side of the aisle honest, which led to a more responsible approach to government spending … More…

The Obama normal vs. the Romney prosperity 6


The real goal of the Romney Plan for a Stronger Middle Class is to create a generation of full employment and growing take home pay. The Romney vision for America is very much like that of Ronald Reagan and Jack Kemp. Like those great conservative leaders, Romney believes that if you have a job and you have rising take home pay, you can take care of your family, work as a volunteer in your neighborhood and build a decentralized free society of enormous potential. More…

Newt Gingrich for Secretary of Health and Human Services 2


Newt Gingrich would approach the mammoth task of reforming HHS as a collaborative effort with the states as opposed to the top down, cram-it-down-your-throat approach preferred by current Secretary of HHS, Kathleen Sebelius, and President Obama. Liberals think that conservatives hate government. I don’t think that is quite correct. Conservatives believe government functions most efficiently the closer it gets to the people it is serving. Mr. Gingrich shares that view … More…