stimulus bill

What a mess to leave the grandkids

I have ventured ? this many summers in a sea of glory, but far beyond my depth ? These lines preface a book, ?Sea of Glory,? by Nathaniel Philbrick. To me, they speak of a young, i ...

Midterms bode well for Dems

November, November, November is the siren song so many Republicans and Tea Partiers are singing. But the road to this year’s midterm elections is not a cakewalk for anyone who vo ...

Charlie Brown dead wrong about stimulus earmarks

In Charlie Brown’s editorial (Journal, March 5), he mentions “the recently passed and earmark-free federal stimulus bill.” He is wrong! The stimulus bill has numerous earmark ...

Government cannot spend its way to general prosperity

I thank my friend, Charlie Brown, for recently cataloging the Democrats’ legislative agenda so comprehensively (Another View, March 5). He is correct that I have strongly opposed ...

Obama’s track record with stock market not so good

Change anyone? A little post election stock market trivia: Nov. 5, 2008 (Wednesday after Election Day): -486 points (5 percent). Jan. 9, 2009 (one day after Obama speaks at Geor ...

Stimulus bill line items won’t help Americans

I am a registered Republican and am becoming more concerned about the sincerity of both parties. I am extremely disgusted with the party partisanship on both sides of the aisle. It ...