James Pethokoukis

It would be nice if Obama’s SOTU included some of this stuff

January 25, 2011

The folks at Americans for Tax reform have assembled a pretty solid list of ideas.  Since Obama is apparently going for growth in an attempt to get reelected, he might want to take a gander at a few of these:

Did Wall Street nix GOP push to let states go bankrupt?

January 25, 2011

As they used to say in the Soviet Union, “It’s no coincidence.” At least, I suspect is isn’t. Yesterday, House Republican Majority Leader Eric Cantor came  out strongly against the idea of changing the federal bankruptcy code to let states declare bankruptcy, an idea being pushed by some Republicans, including Newt Gingrich: