Op-Eds

Jul 20, 2011

For Nation’s Future, Collar Spending Now

The looming showdown on the debt limit is an artificial crisis — triggered by President Barack Obama’s July 7 threat to veto any debt increase that doesn’t extend the limit past the 2012 presidential election. It was a bold political maneuver by a president focused on re-election, and it appeared to take the best available solution off the table. House Republicans should once again lead and enact a short-term extension of borrowing authority, putting the onus back on the president to ...

  • Wasteful Spending