Archives: September 2011

How Rick Perry's Immigration Law Helps the Economy

Posted by: Joshua Green on September 29

Last month, Texas Governor Rick Perry shot to the front of the pack when he joined the Republican presidential field. But his disastrous performance in last week's debate may well...

Will Rick Perry Throw a 'Hail Mary' on Immigration?

Posted by: Joshua Green on September 26

How dire is Rick Perry's problem with the conservative base after his support for tuition breaks for illegal immigrants dominated the last two debates? Dire enough, certainly, that it has...

Can Social Security Save Mitt Romney?

Posted by: Joshua Green on September 16

Judging from the mood of party activists, it has seemed likely for much of the last year that the Republican presidential nomination would go to whichever candidate hewed most faithfully...

Why GOP Viewers Will Skip Tonight's Debate

Posted by: Joshua Green on September 12

I'm not big on making predictions, but here's one for tonight's Republican debate in Tampa: Not a lot of viewers are going to tune in. "But, how could that be,"...

Rick Perry's Social Security Problem

Posted by: Joshua Green on September 09

At a moment when liberals are growing nervous about President Obama's commitment to defending entitlement programs, it was strange to hear a ringing defense of Social Security come from a...

Obama Should Say the Unspeakable

Posted by: Joshua Green on September 08

It's becoming clear that Barack Obama's biggest mistake as president was not having paid more attention to the jobs crisis. It's not that he lacked a plan - his move...

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